Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A stalkless barnacle that attaches itself to a variety of surfaces including rocks, ships, and marine animals.→ barnacle
- ‘Chthamalus anisopoma is a mid-intertidal acorn barnacle distributed throughout the Gulf of California.’
- ‘Here we will find acorn barnacles, mussels, crabs, and sea stars.’
- ‘Mussels were removed using scrapers, a process that necessarily also removed most acorn barnacles intermingled among the mussels.’
- ‘Limpets and acorn barnacles are the most important food items on the wintering grounds of the Black Turnstone.’
- ‘A tiny shell, acorn barnacles, and sand lie within the well of the bowl.’
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.