Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The space over which the roots of a plant extend.
- ‘These are small trees when mature, able to cope with a restricted root run and the pollution from passing traffic.’
- ‘Don't forget to add a mulch of pea straw to hold moisture and keep a cool root run.’
- ‘Most come from shaded woodland or, if they grow in the open, enjoy cool root runs among rocks on hillsides or in moisture rich soils by lake or riverside.’
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.