Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brief eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface, associated with sunspots and causing radio and magnetic disturbances on the earth.→ flare
- ‘A solar flare or burst in cosmic radiation would eventually kill humans unless a greater level of protection can be provided.’
- ‘The severe weather on Earth is likely related to sunspots and solar flares on the sun.’
- ‘The intense X rays from a solar flare travel to Earth at the speed of light, giving space weather watchers little time to react.’
- ‘Initial radiation from the solar flares - radio waves, visible light and X-rays - traveled at light-speed, well ahead of the clouds of charged particles.’
- ‘Many magnetic storms occurred in tandem with reports of solar flares or of large sunspot regions near the Sun's equator.’
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.