One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1another term for salsify
- ‘The flavor is complex, bitter and sweet, with hints of artichoke heart, celery, and oyster plant.’
- ‘I squat and rest my palm beside a tiny flowering oyster plant.’
- ‘Surprisingly, the lovely Acanthus mollis, or oyster plant, can bravely withstand regular blizzards of camphor leaves and even thrives in their mulch.’
2A blue-flowered thick-leaved creeping plant of the borage family, native to northern Europe and growing chiefly on stony beaches.
Mertensia maritima, family Boraginaceae
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.