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A trailing evergreen European plant with round glossy leaves and yellow flowers, growing in damp places and by water.Also called moneywort
- ‘He was referring to S. reflexum, the yellow stonecrop, which in some places shares the name ‘creeping Jenny’ with S. acre, more commonly known as wall-pepper or golden stonecrop.’
- ‘The creeping Jenny and begonia were the old reliables.’
- ‘The creeping Jenny is covered with yellow flowers in summer.’
- ‘Lime green sweet potato vine, white-flowered bacopa, and small-leafed creeping Jenny spill over the urn's edges.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.