Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dwarf shrub, especially one that is woody only at the base.
- ‘Three are narrowly endemic to the Lake Wales Ridge (Liatris ohlingerae, Polygonella myriophylla, and Prunus geniculata), nine are herbs, two are shrubs and one is a woody prostrate subshrub.’
- ‘The English thymes have broader leaves than the French; both are well-mannered garden plants that grow as subshrubs.’
- ‘All are tropical or subtropical shrubs or subshrubs (a somewhat woody plant sometimes grown and used as a shrub or perennial).’
- ‘The host plant is an early successional, evergreen, nitrogen-fixing subshrub that grows on glacial moraine and river bars.’
- ‘The plants of this subgenus are shrubs, subshrubs, perennial or annual herbs, and have a worldwide distribution.’
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.