Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slender upright sponge with a filmy, latticelike skeleton.
- ‘For Mr. Mau, the appeal of Venus's flower baskets goes beyond their beauty or their organic glass structure.’
- ‘The only specimen of this class anyone reading this article is likely to have ever seen is Euplectella aspergillum, the Venus's flower basket.’
- ‘Once again he examines the exquisite skeleton of the Venus's flower basket, though he's no doubt seen it thousands of times.’
- ‘A Venus's flower basket, with a pair of ‘permanently married’ isopods, is often used by the Japanese as a symbolic wedding gift.’
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.