Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yucca native to the southern US and the American tropics.
- ‘The Spanish bayonet tends to topple over and re-root itself, where the Spanish Dagger is stationary.’
- ‘Our camp was on the eastern slope of a ridge thickly overgrown with high grass and Spanish bayonets.’
- ‘Do not plant Spanish bayonet near walkways, patios or in areas frequented by children and pets.’
- ‘The Spanish bayonet has leaves that are rigid with leaf margins that are sharply serrated.’
- ‘The Spanish bayonet and fountain grass are about 2 to 3 years old.’
- ‘My picture of the Spanish bayonet flower, with its embedded yucca moths, was unsatisfactory.’
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.