Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australian eucalyptus tree with thick, solid bark and hard, dense, durable timber.
- ‘All sites were similar floristically, being dry, open woodland dominated by red ironbark, a winter-flowering species.’
- ‘I drive up the Parade and daily I am made happy by the row of mighty ironbarks on its median strip.’
- ‘Winter flowering of red ironbark across central Victoria was much depressed, so that the abundant nectar resource that many nectarivorous species normally rely on was greatly reduced.’
- ‘The piles were tarred ironbark and the beams were kauri with iron brackets to brace them.’
- ‘Most people know about the famous Mediterranean herbs such as basil and oregano, but Peter's passion is to introduce people to Australian herbs such as lemon ironbark and bolwarra.’
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.