Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A vigorous but unproductive shoot from the trunk, main branch, or root of a tree.
- ‘Vigorous water shoots should be removed or headed back in a timely manner.’
- ‘In older plantations, removal of dried/dead wood, criss-cross branches and water shoots, should be done at least once in 23 years.’
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.