Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A burrowing bivalve mollusc with a long slender shell which resembles the handle of a cut-throat razor.
- ‘A movement by a razor shell catches my attention.’
- ‘The middle regions of the beach are surf-beaten, but the sheltered southern corner, at low tide, reveals fine sands thickly populated with razor shells, tellins, surf clams and sand mason worms.’
- ‘Other prey, such as bristle worms, razor shells and tellins are also taken when available.’
- ‘And there were an unusual number of razor shells around the hull.’
- ‘Instead of crickets the sound appears too much closer to that of razor shells being rubbed together.’
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.