Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A burrowing marine bristle worm which is bluish-white with iridescent pink shading and a grey dorsal line.
- ‘Middle England is infested with ugly estates, radioactive waste, wriggling white worms, Japanese knotweed and ghosts that do not always wish the living well.’
- ‘The white worm is so long that it fits into the vertical case only by being draped up and down seven times.’
- ‘Most prized of all are long, slimy white worms which are hacked out of mangrove branches and eaten live.’
- ‘The chemical that you could at one time purchase for white worm has now been withdrawn.’
- ‘Get another shoebox, top to 3/4 full with dampened peat moss, and you have the insurance of a supply of white worms.’
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.