Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Old World fodder grass with spiky flower heads.
- ‘This ensures the survival of a mixture of species, with common knapweed and the grass, crested dogstail, growing alongside less-competitive species.’
- ‘Three varieties of crested dogstail are agronomically recommendable: Ro novská, Tercie and Cristal.’
- ‘Under conditions of light grazing there is a good sward between the tussocks often containing a large proportion of more palatable species such as cocksfoot, crested dogstail, and perennial rye grass.’
- ‘The herbage consisted of bent grasses, crested dogstail, Yorkshire fog, Juncus spp., sedges and other species typical of poor pasture on acid soils.’
- ‘The day paddocks pasture was six years old and consisted of white clover, cocksfoot, dogstail, ryegrass, and cowgrass, it having had 7 ½ cwt. superphosphate in three years.’
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.