Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not having been sprayed, especially with pesticides or other chemicals.‘unsprayed organically grown fruit’
- ‘Overall, waxwings showed no preference for sprayed or unsprayed fruits.’
- ‘The sprayed orchards showed a significantly lower insect infestation and fruit damage compared to unsprayed orchards.’
- ‘The grass was well-cut; the walls were unsprayed and retained their mosses, ferns etc.’
- ‘The sample from the wild population consisted of pupae that were collected from Crete at the end of the summer from unsprayed olives.’
- ‘And in Africa indeed there are major problems of throat and stomach cancer, which come simply from people eating badly stored, mouldy, unsprayed food.’
- ‘These treatments were compared to an unsprayed control and a control treatment where the formulation was applied directly on the ground within the plots.’
- ‘First, ensure that the flowers are unsprayed, then carefully expel any wildlife by giving them a good shake or a wipe with kitchen paper - only rinse if absolutely necessary.’
- ‘In many unsprayed fields the weeds had outgrown the wheat.’
- ‘Decorate this with clean, unsprayed rose petals for dramatic effect.’
- ‘Use unsprayed dandelion blossoms for tea or wine, leaves for salad and roasted roots as a snack or coffee substitute.’
- ‘In a 5-cm-diameter dish, we placed a randomly chosen, sprayed I. rotunda fruit beside a randomly chosen, unsprayed I. rotunda fruit.’
- ‘In New England, apples on about 95 percent of unsprayed trees are typically damaged by apple maggots.’
- ‘The contrast between the agricultural husbandry on this field and the presumably unsprayed neighbouring fields with horses is now especially marked.’
- ‘Always use organic unsprayed citrus fruits, especially if you are going to use the peel.’
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.