Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the lily family bearing slender yellow bell-like flowers and found chiefly in eastern North America.
- ‘In Kentucky, the plant is often associated with azaleas, mountain laurels and bellworts under the dappled shade of birch trees.’
- ‘As with regular bellwort, it emerges in very early spring and is topped by small yellow flowers.’
- ‘Virginia bluebells, bellworts, wild ginger and wild columbines are only a few to be seen in the park.’
- ‘The stems of the flowered bellworts rise to your knees, bend, and droop low under their heavy ovate leaves and lemon-colored, bell-shaped flowers.’
- ‘The similar sessile-leaf bellwort has leaves that clasp the stem and smaller cream-colored flowers.’
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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.