Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant bearing flowers with a waxy appearance.
- ‘To accompany the modern bridal gown, the florist provided a fragrant, hand-tied bouquet of white hydrangea, pink wax flower, seeded eucalyptus, white hypericum berries, and ivy.’
- ‘Although it is sometimes called the blue wax flower or blue honeywort, we ask for it using the horticultural Latin to avoid confusion.’
- ‘The most eye-catching of all of them is perhaps the ‘red wax flower’.’
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.