Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large European woodland butterfly that has iridescent purplish-black wings with white markings.→ emperor
- ‘The magnificent Purple Emperor is probably the British butterfly most admired and most sought by butterfly watchers, breeders, photographers and general naturalists alike.’
- ‘Many consider the Purple Emperor, affectionately known as "His Majesty", to be a great rarity, and even people with only a passing interest in butterflies will make annual pilgrimages to its sites to glimpse it.’
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.