Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small convex beetle which is able to feign death by retracting its legs and contracting into a ball.
- ‘Most species retract their legs and antennae into ventral recesses and become motionless when disturbed, leading to the common name of pill beetle.’
- ‘The Species Audit includes nationally threatened species such as the bittern, along with those of regional significance such as the mire pill beetle.’
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.