Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having a peduncle.
- ‘The braincase box, as I understand the term (which is not used elsewhere in the text), does not open up posteriorly, and there is nothing between the basal tubera which are, in fact, at least slightly pedunculate.’
- ‘Bowers, in a study of pedunculate barnacles on lobster maxillipeds, found that the molts often lacked the barnacles and concluded that fish and other predators had removed the epibionts from the molts.’
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.