One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for slow-worm
- ‘The blindworm, that legless lizard, flows along the porch step calm and majestic as an anaconda, only the size is different.’
- ‘In truth the blindworm is perfectly harmless and quite safe to handle.’
- ‘Working together to imagine what hedgehogs, newts, and blindworms look like, the children can then create movements and sounds for each creature.’
- ‘It is curious that in places where blindworms are often seen their innocuous nature should not be generally known.’
- ‘The closed quarries are a paradise for thermophile animals: blindworms and lizards are to be found in large populations here.’
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