Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A eucalyptus tree with blue-green aromatic leaves and smooth bark.
- ‘Add in a 141-foot height and a 126-foot crown spread, and the Petrolia bluegum is dwarfed only by the champion giant sequoia, coast redwood, western redcedar, Sitka spruce, and coast Douglas-fir.’
- ‘So where is the right place to grow bluegums?’
- ‘The champion bluegum may be the biggest naturalized tree and the biggest hardwood in America, but for many, it's also the biggest weed.’
- ‘You know, we're all familiar with Wattle Day on August 1st but in detail, do we know when we might expect Cootamundra Wattle to bloom, or when the bluegum or the stringybark will come out.’
- ‘While this project started out growing bluegums for paper pulp, those trees planted since 1990 will also provide farmers with carbon credit sales, encouraging more and more farmers to become involved in agroforestry’
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.