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A small bush cricket that is mostly active by day and sings for long periods without stopping.
- ‘The rare butcher's broom, wavy-leaved St John's wort and the short-winged cone-head cricket have all been recorded here.’
- ‘The calls of these two cone-heads are distinctive from those of other bush-crickets.’
- ‘Female fully winged forms can be readily separated from the Long-winged Cone-head by the shape of the ovipositor.’
- ‘Its appearance is very different to the Coneheads and it is much smaller than the other green bush-cricket species.’
- ‘Global warming is believed to have encouraged rosels and the long-winged conehead to build large populations.’
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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.