Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A biting horsefly with green eyes.
- ‘If there are more greenheads and deer flies this year, Donahue said there aren't any obvious reasons why.’
- ‘‘What's with these flies with the green heads?’ asked a youngish woman in a bathing suit while flailing at greenheads with both hands.’
- ‘He guessed deerflies and greenheads would appear earlier than normal, unless the weather changes.’
- ‘In the early 1960s public demand for relief from the nuisance of greenhead flies resulted in the organization of the North Shore Greenhead Fly Control Project.’
- ‘The greenhead fly has made golfer's lives a misery at the Seaview Marriott Resort in New Jersey all week.’
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.