Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shrub, "Salix arctica", found in the Canadian tundra.
- ‘In her wall hangings, Avaalaaqiaq often uses a distinct branching chain stitch that resembles the twigs of the Arctic willow.’
- ‘It is possible that they nested also in this country ten thousand and more years ago, when ice ages affected Britain and dwarf Arctic willows flourished here in Norfolk and Suffolk.’
- ‘Miniature forests of Arctic willow live in the tundra and rarely get over a few inches in height.’
- ‘Salix arctica whose common name is Arctic willow or rock willow can be found in the North American tundra.’
- ‘The Arctic willow is a dwarf shrub which grows close to the ground to avoid the cold wind.’
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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.