Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A very small owl found in America and northern Eurasia.
- ‘To someone who cares about Ironwood's petroglyphs, pygmy owls, and bighorn sheep, these requests might seem absurd.’
- ‘The pygmy owl, with a reddish tail and a grey-brown body, has been listed as endangered since 1997.’
- ‘Small raptors such as pygmy owls, for example, elicited the most frenzied chickadee danger calls.’
- ‘From the forest's edge a warm wind carried the scent of wild spices and the sweet call of a pygmy owl.’
- ‘Looking for the tiny pygmy owl in the dark was a surreal experience.’
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.