Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The extraction of essential oils and perfumes from flowers using odorless animal or vegetable fats.
- ‘Essential oils are extracted from petals using "enfleurage."’
- ‘Enfleurage has the advantage that even the most delicate components of the flower oils are preserved.’
Mid 19th century: French, from enfleurer saturate with the perfume from flowers.
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.