Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A perennial herb of the parsley family, found throughout western North America It has various folk-medicine applications (mainly antibiotic) and is eaten as a survival food.
- ‘Following annual ceremonies, the women harvested the roots of wild celeries, balsams, and lomatiums.’
- ‘Bradshaw's lomatium blooms during April and early May, with fruits appearing in late May and June.’
- ‘Big Summit Prairie, in the Ochoco Mountains, is productive for lomatiums and camas, and contains late Archaic pit house sites.’
- ‘Cook's lomatium, a member of the carrot family, is a small perennial with pale yellow flowers.’
- ‘None of the lomatiums or Mariposa lilies have any leaves.’
- ‘However, there is no meaningful scientific evidence that lomatium is helpful for these conditions, nor indeed that it has any antiviral effects at all.’
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.