Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A marine bivalve mollusc which has a somewhat triangular shell.
- ‘A complex investigation into cockles and wedge shells, the project topped 159 other entries from students in the region.’
- ‘It's always best to let clams hang in salt water a day to let them purge themselves of sand, although the wedge shells seem to contain very little.’
- ‘Shellfish such as small cockles, nut shells and wedge shells are also probably taken.’
- ‘This time I found a sea star with a live wedge shell in its mouth.’
- ‘As soon as the oil begins to smoke, drain the clams and wedge shells and add them to the pot; they'll open immediately, adding their juices to the pot.’
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.