Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Each of the hollow veins that form the framework of an insect's wing.
- ‘Basically the neuration of each wing consists of a basal ‘cell’ from which a number of nervures are given off radially.’
The principal vein of a leaf.
Early 19th century: from French, from nerf nerve.
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.