Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small-flowered climbing rose native to China.
- ‘The banksia roses curtain into darkness the low verandah where people are chatting together.’
- ‘There was no sign of the banksia roses that wound their way through the arch that once marked the entrance.’
- ‘A screened gazebo off the upper deck, soon to be covered with banksia roses, gives you extra shelter from the elements.’
- ‘He holds a basket filled with succulent mangoes, persimmons, and black plums among cascades of banksia roses, sweet peas, and blue bells dappled with alyssum.’
- ‘This is the hardiest of the banksia roses but will thrive only in frost-free gardens.’
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.