Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A migratory day-flying hawk moth that makes an audible hum while hovering in front of flowers to feed on nectar.
- ‘Like any nectar-gathering insect the hummingbird hawkmoth takes part in the pollination of flowers.’
- ‘This timing could indicate that the hummingbird hawkmoth has been able to over-winter in this country.’
- ‘I was most surprised to see a hummingbird hawkmoth zipping in and out of the busy Lizzies in my hanging baskets.’
- ‘There seem to be a lot of hummingbird hawkmoths around at the moment.’
- ‘In the summer there are numerous species including skipper butterflies and hummingbird hawkmoths.’
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.