Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Clay forming an extensive layer in SE England, dating from the lower Eocene period.
- ‘For cooling the building during warm weather, naturally chilled groundwater is brought up from the aquifer through holes bored through 410 feet of London clay.’
- ‘Residents in Southend, Westcliff and Leigh are likely to be hit particularly hard because the soil is predominantly London clay.’
- ‘Colchester in Essex, where London clay underlies the estuaries, was the home of the renowned Pyfleet oysters.’
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.