Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American birch with large leaves and peeling white bark.
- ‘Hoch found that when he tested species like paper birch, which remains brilliant yellow, the tree recovered nutrients just as well as its red-leaved cousins.’
- ‘White spruce forest also includes paper birch and balsam poplar.’
- ‘Color and texture variations are provided by the soft, bright green needles of white pine, the broad leaves of red oak and black oak, the stark white trunks of paper birch, and the gray trunks of quaking aspen and big-tooth aspen.’
- ‘In the northwest, particularly in the wake of natural forest fires or controlled burns, quaking aspen and paper birch take over.’
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.