Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A nettle-like Eurasian plant of the mint family.
- ‘Common hemp-nettle seed mixed with soil and stirred periodically emerged mainly from March to May.’
- ‘A definite characteristic of hemp-nettles is that the stem is swollen below each node.’
- ‘Bifid hemp-nettle usually has pink flowers, while North American populations of hemp-nettle usually have white flowers.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.