Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Scorzonera, the juice of which was formerly believed to be a remedy for snake bites.
- ‘In 1630 an old soldier applied for a license to sell a concoction of water, cinnamon, viper's grass, and anise.’
- ‘There are also bushes and small trees and tough flowers like pheasant's eye and viper's grass.’
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.