Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minute fly which is a parasite of honeybees, the larvae feeding on wax and stored pollen.
- ‘I have encountered a beautiful pamphlet on Varroa mites, complete with color pictures of mites and how to tell them from bee lice, which are also present here.’
- ‘Honey production by strong colonies infested with bee lice appears to be little affected.’
- ‘Greater Poison potions can be used to combat insects (such as the wax moth) or parasites (such as the bee louse) that infest a hive.’
- ‘This is very good news, because bee lice have decimated wild bee populations around here, and this swarm may be a sign of recovery of the local population.’
- ‘This mite is often confused with the bee louse, but the bee louse has only six legs, is more circular in shape, and is slightly larger.’
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.