Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American plant with long, coarse, grass-like leaves.
- ‘A spray of beargrass with little beads on was placed in the centre to give it the effect of a ballerina.’
- ‘We tied napkins with beargrass and embellished them with lily pad-like Shortia, commonly sold as galax leaves.’
- ‘A short walk on the 1 1/2-mile (one way) Hidden Lake Nature Trail will lead you past a subalpine meadow dotted with beargrass, to an overlook, and perhaps to a glimpse of mountain goats.’
- ‘Come recess, country boys would rush outside to reap stalks of wild beargrass which they would fashion into spears.’
- ‘On the floor of an ancient volcanic crater hidden deep within Washington's Gifford Pinchot National Forest, blue lupines and yellow mountain daisies poke through an open meadow padded with beargrass and moss.’
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.