One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A slender upright glass sponge with a filmy lattice-like skeleton.
- ‘A Venus's flower basket, with a pair of ‘permanently married’ isopods, is often used by the Japanese as a symbolic wedding gift.’
- ‘Once again he examines the exquisite skeleton of the Venus's flower basket, though he's no doubt seen it thousands of times.’
- ‘For Mr. Mau, the appeal of Venus's flower baskets goes beyond their beauty or their organic glass structure.’
- ‘The only specimen of this class anyone reading this article is likely to have ever seen is Euplectella aspergillum, the Venus's flower basket.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.