Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pink-flowered European campion of damp grassland, with divided petals that give it a tattered appearance.
- ‘Clark got his own genus too - Clarkia pulchella, the ragged robin, collected on June 1, 1806, by Lewis.’
- ‘With the onset of summer there's the cow parsley, poppies, honeysuckle, wild roses, speedwell, ragged robin and foxgloves.’
- ‘The site already has a good stock of colourful wild flower species such as ragged robin, great burnet and meadowsweet.’
- ‘Alongside miles of rivers and streams its dense growth is overshadowing native wild flowers such as ragged robin, purple loosestrife, marsh woundwart and meadow cranesbill.’
- ‘We'll be walking through meadows which contained many wild flowers including meadow sweet, ragged robin and some sort of orchid.’
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.