Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slender longhorn beetle that is dark metallic green and emits a musk-like scent.
- ‘This is because they are attracted to sweet things and within our bins are discarded lollipop wrappers that the musk beetles love!’
- ‘On the right is Aromia moschata, the musk beetle.’
- ‘A similar odor is emitted from the glands of musk ox, musk rat and musk shrew and musk beetle.’
- ‘The musk beetle is quite rare in southern Britain and this one had flown into one of our ringing nets.’
- ‘The musk beetle is a species of longhorn beetle with a somewhat coppery tint.’
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.