Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yellow-flowered plant of a genus that includes the St John's worts, tutsan, and rose of Sharon.
- ‘Twenty five years on, the crevices between rocks are filled with cushions of saxifrages, tiny yellow Potentilla cuneata, ferns and hypericums.’
- ‘Pale orange roses share a julep cup with dusty miller, green hypericum berries, and yellow leucadendron knob flowers.’
- ‘Attach clusters of hypericum sprigs to a wire wreath form by overlapping them and wrapping them with waxed florist's twine.’
- ‘And most grocery-store floral departments stock seasonal fillers-pine, hypericum berries, and variegated holly - starting in early December.’
- ‘Delicate rosebuds bundled with sprigs of rosemary and hypericum berries update the Old World charm of a classic goose-feather tree.’
Latin, from Greek hupereikon, from huper over, above + ereikē heath.
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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.