Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An anthelmintic medicine.
- ‘In tropical folk medicine, the fresh latex is smeared on boils, warts and freckles and given as a vermifuge.’
- ‘For instance, rectally administered tobacco infusions proved an effective vermifuge in sixteenth-century Europe.’
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.