Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A burrowing European mollusk that has a spiral shell with a flared lip that extends into several points.
- ‘He has made various recent acquisitions of curios like a marble sculpture in the shape of a pelican's foot shell, from around 400 B.C., paper thin so that light shines through it, and a pair of larger-than-life eyes with bronze eyelids, monumentally surreal.’
- ‘Only seven known species of the Pelican's Foot shell have been found, some of which are from the deep sea and rare.’
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.