Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A West African plant of the agave family, having long slender leaves with yellow marginal stripes, often grown as a houseplant.
- ‘If the bathroom is cold for most of the day, choose sansevierias (mother-in-law's tongue) - which will also survive in a poorly lit bathroom - or Nepenthes alata, a carnivorous plant with unusual hanging red traps.’
- ‘All over the Caribbean, it is known as ‘mother-in-law's tongue’.’
- ‘For instance they won't eat anything in the aloe family or leathery leafed plants such as mother-in-law's tongue.’
mother-in-law's tongue/ˈməT͟Hər ən ˌlôz ˌtəNG/
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.