Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small American warbler with a bright yellow throat.
- ‘Sure enough, on closer inspection, I saw not only these four warblers, but the common yellowthroat as well.’
- ‘Common yellowthroats are socially monogamous warblers that exhibit strong sexual dimorphism.’
- ‘Next, I check off the widespread nesting species: yellow warbler, black-and-white, worm-eating, ovenbird, and yellowthroat.’
- ‘Common yellowthroats winter throughout Middle America and the southern United States and migrate north in the spring to breeding grounds throughout most of the United States and southern Canada.’
- ‘Along with more redstarts and yellowthroats, we spotted a waterthrush, presumably Northern.’
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.