Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bushy shrub of north temperate regions, which is cultivated for its strongly scented white flowers, the perfume of which resembles orange blossom.
- ‘Gardeners could lay the same charge against most mock oranges.’
- ‘The family includes ornamental shrubs such as mock orange, and all citrus fruit trees.’
- ‘It's finally gone and I notice the mock orange bushes looking a little worse for wear.’
- ‘Add jewel mint of Corsica or creeping thyme between a path's stepping stones, and, if you have room, put a lemon or orange tree or a mock orange beside the path.’
- ‘And my mock orange bloomed very little this spring.’
- ‘I find mock orange irresistible - its sweet aroma wafts freely through the garden on every spring breeze.’
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.