Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flowerless green plant of the division Pteridophyte, which comprises the ferns and their relatives.
- ‘H. Potonié first hypothesized the existence of a group of such transitional plants between pteridophytes and seed plants in 1899, but it is now known that ferns themselves are not the direct ancestors of seed plants.’
- ‘The term ‘xerophytic fern’ is somewhat of an oxymoron as most pteridophytes inhabit moist environments.’
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.