Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wiry rush- or reed-like plant of southern Africa, used for thatching and brooms.
- ‘Restio quadratus is a fast growing restio reaching approx 2m in height, forming a striking clump of architectural foliage when mature.’
- ‘Restios are dioecious -- meaning male and female flowers are borne on different plants, and sometimes these plants can be quite different in form.’
Modern Latin (genus name), from Latin restis a rope.
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.