Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American woodland plant of the borage family, bearing nodding, trumpet-shaped blue flowers.Also called Virginia cowslip
- ‘You can fill in between the plants with daffodils, Virginia bluebells, or annuals.’
- ‘You may even have the earliest-blooming flowers such as the Virginia bluebell bloom before the shrubs are in leaf.’
- ‘Spring ephemerals like Virginia bluebells are designed to come up and bloom early before the shade from deciduous trees gets too heavy.’
- ‘We noticed a delicate fragrance on the breeze and looked down a steep slope toward the stream bottom and a sea of celestial blue Virginia bluebells.’
- ‘As the foliage of Virginia bluebells goes dormant in summer it will be covered by the hosta or fern leaves.’
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.