Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A disease of cultivated flowers and vegetables caused by eelworm infestation, resulting in galls on the roots.
- ‘Some soils, especially the warm, sandy loams that peas do well in, are often infested with root-knot nematodes.’
- ‘The research team discovered a comprehensive spectrum of parasitism genes in root-knot and cyst nematodes.’
- ‘In U.S. cotton, the major species comprise root-knot, reniform, lance, and sting nematodes.’
- ‘It is spread not only by grafting, but also by mechanical means and root-knot nematodes.’
- ‘The targeted pests were chickweed, prickly lettuce, and root-knot nematode.’
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.