Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Mediterranean plant of the spurge family, whose flowers are said to turn with the sun.
- ‘The following is a construction guide for anyone who wishes to make a pair of authentic turnsoles.’
Late Middle English: from Old French tournesole, based on Latin tornare (see turn) + sol sun.
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.