Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small African flycatcher with a coloured patch of bare skin around or above the eye, typically having black and white plumage.
- ‘The final group of birds in this family are the two genera of wattle-eyes.’
- ‘We also had our first wattle-eye, a Jameson's wattle-eye, a brown-chested alethe, and an equatorial akalat.’
- ‘The white-fronted wattle-eye is endemic to the northernmost part of the coastal belt in this ecoregion.’
- ‘Niche overlap of pied flycatcher was also greatest with paradise flycatcher and with wattle-eye.’
- ‘Today its flora and fauna remain fascinatingly distinct; Gray-cheeked Hornbill, Great Blue Turaco, Blue-headed Bee-eater, barbets, greenbuls and wattle-eyes along with Black-and-white Colubus Monkey and other interesting primates.’
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.