Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A predatory marine mollusc which has a shell that forms a long slender spiral with a narrow canal extending downwards from the aperture.
- ‘This is a Salisbury's Spindle, of the spindle shell family.’
- ‘In an amazing range of objects, from a quill, spindle shell and salmon to a hand and wing, these objects serve as both an affordable piece of art and a highly useable writing instrument.’
- ‘Commonly known as white spindle shells, the Fusinus Colus are usually found in shallow tropical waters.’
- ‘The shell species in question was the spindle shell Latiris spicer.’
- ‘They have shells of about 1,500 species and harbor a particular interest in the Fusinus genus: spindle shells.’
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.