Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for casuarina
- ‘The road becomes a strip of bitumen flanked at first by banana trees, then by an array of she-oaks.’
- ‘Our campsite is a scalloped bay whose beach, shaded by she-oaks, is so narrow at high tide that I can roll straight out of my tent and into the lagoon.’
- ‘On hillocks trailing she-oaks, olives, myrtle and prickly pear, circular ruins rise up, like razed windmills.’
- ‘They were the only things not making a racket behind the beach today, because the she-oaks, ti-trees and a few other things are in full flower and the circus has come to town.’
- ‘It sits amid eleven hectares of tropical gardens on Mai Khao Beach, a 17-km skein of sand and she-oaks.’
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.