Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Virginia creeper with three-lobed leaves, which is cultivated for its foliage.
- ‘About half a century ago, a tiny Boston ivy appeared in the dusty space below the neighboring home and began to climb and proliferate.’
- ‘Climbers with clinging rootlets along the stems (climbing hydrangea, English ivy, creeping fig) or disc-shaped holdfasts (Virginia creeper, Boston ivy) can damage old, crumbly mortar or loose stucco.’
- ‘The exterior walls of the house are also home to crawling Boston ivy.’
- ‘Boston Ivy can easily climb tree bark, wooden fences, concrete masonry, and brick or stone walls.’
- ‘Wisteria and clematis vines cover the arbors, while Boston ivy and trumpet vines link the two levels.’
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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.