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B3B3 Posts: 12,608
I was nibbling bits off my 'lawn' to increase the flower beds  - as you do, when it occurred to me that there is minimal grass on it. It is mostly flat - growing weeds. This is fine by me as they stay green when the grass shrivels in the summer.
So, what do I call it? It's certainly not a lawn :/
In London. Keen but lazy.
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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,107
    There should be a word, we need one
  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234
    Pansy'll come up with one. She has a word for everything. 
  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 1,788
    Your yard?  
    Defined as "The ground that immediately adjoins or surrounds a house, public building, or other structure" or "an outside area used for storage, assembly, or the like".
    Utah, USA.
  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 1,788
    Or is that too American?   o:)
    Utah, USA.
  • B3B3 Posts: 12,608
    edited April 2018
    A yard, to me, is a patch of concrete where you keep your dustbin and a rusty bike. I think it means something else in America :)
    Fits your definition Blue
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Pauline 7Pauline 7 West Yorkshire Posts: 1,631
    What about a. ........weedrass ?..... A cross between weed and grass 
  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 3,818
    Can't I call it a lawn? It's the closest I'm ever likely to get to having one. 
    “This isn't life in the fast lane, it's life in the oncoming traffic.”
    ― Terry Pratchett
  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 1,788
    A yard, translated into British, could mean either your entire garden or, usually, just the grass part.  (Or in my case, the bindweed/crabgrass area that has some soft patches of nicer grass in the shady parts).
    Utah, USA.
  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234
    Mine's a SHAM. Self heal and moss. 
  • B3B3 Posts: 12,608
    Wawn?
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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