Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The man-made features used in landscape architecture, e.g. paths or walls, as contrasted with vegetation.
- ‘Don't forget hardscaping, which is the garden's permanent surfaces and structures.’
- ‘Hardscaping can totally transform the look of your home and property.’
- ‘Well grown and colourful plants are rewarding, but don't forget about the hardscaping that supports them.’
- ‘Ground covers and hardscaping replaced plants and lawn.’
- ‘Although she chose it for its romantic associations, gravel has proven to be a very practical hardscaping, she says.’
- ‘Often, the easiest way to create a retreat in the backyard is to extend the living space immediately outside the house with hardscaping, then screen off the resulting outdoor room with a vertical structure.’
- ‘And we felt that using stone and natural wood for the hardscaping - the paths, walls, arbors, bridges - was the best way to do that.’
- ‘Except where there are doors leading outside, don't install paving or other ground-level hardscaping right up to your home's exterior walls.’
- ‘Landscape professionals cleared the land, leaving as many mature trees as possible, and Ken Palmer of K.C. Palmer Construction installed all the hardscaping.’
- ‘‘We didn't want any more wall than we needed, ‘Lee says, and a landscape in layers does much to soften the hardscaping and reduce its mass.’’
- ‘Just look out of your window to see how prominent and important hardscaping is in mid-winter, and remember the straight path down one side of your parents' gardens.’
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.