Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wild plant of the parsley family, native to central and western North America, that has an edible root. It has clusters of small white flowers somewhat resembling Queen Anne's lace.
- ‘Some tubers of the western USA which were important to the Indians and bore this name were also called yampa, Indian potato, wild caraway, and ipo.’
- ‘The yampas, glacier lilies, biscuit roots, and thistles are among her favorite flower roots.’
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.