Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bird that is said to foretell rain by its call, especially (in Britain) the green woodpecker or (in South Africa) a kind of coucal.
- ‘Nestled in the evergreen in their front yard, there was a silky gray rainbird.’
- ‘It was a slightly glum day, the vivid blue of the sky partially hidden by overcast, and the silky gray rainbirds taking flight in the chill air.’
- ‘There was a pause, the quiet air filled only by a song from a young rainbird.’
- ‘For the first time in the last seven days, the sun rose over Vaskio with a purpose, and the rainbirds graced the sky.’
- ‘Just a moment after his words, a silvery rainbird flew down from the tree tops, and behind the blonde-haired woman.’
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.