Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sea urchin.
- ‘My brothers would fish from the wharf and poke at the sea eggs beneath the stepsand the younger ones would squeal in delight to see their spikes moving in the waves.’
- ‘Biologically alien items had washed ashore - purple ‘sea eggs,’ seaweed bulbs as delicate as Faberge eggs; and the long strands of bleached white sponge known as ‘dead men's fingers.’’
- ‘While having a swim at the Cay, I just missed stepping on a sea egg… one o de black ones… Phew!’
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.