Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large Eurasian maple with yellow flowers that appear before the lobed leaves, widely planted as an ornamental shade tree.
- ‘Like buckthorn, the Norway maple's dense canopy withholds light from shorter plants.’
- ‘Dense shade can also occur under trees with dense foliage such as Norway maples and some conifers.’
- ‘Eastern grey squirrels scurry up the Norway maple shading my bedroom window.’
- ‘On my estate there are numerous Norway maples, cousins of our very own sycamore, and I for one would not care too much if this variety of forest tree were totally eradicated from my area.’
- ‘They're adding diverse new water plants and replacing the exotic Norway maples and other trees the founders imported with thousands of native plants, such as red, white, and pin oaks.’
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.