Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A conspicuously marked small shallow-water shark with barbels around the nose or mouth, found in the Indo-Pacific region and the Red Sea.
- ‘Huge abalone, crayfish, dogfish, beautiful seahorses, blue cod, southern pigfish and carpet sharks are just some of the inhabitants to look out for.’
- ‘I know it's not the stuff of heroes, being bitten by a ‘carpet shark‘.’
- ‘He even went in and marked the position of frogfish (they call them anglerfish) and carpet sharks by tying off glowsticks to the nearby coral!’
- ‘I did see a wobbegong or carpet shark but I was out of film as usual.’
- ‘The man, 22, was snorkelling on a reef off Caves Beach near Newcastle when the carpet shark attacked his leg.’
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.