Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Infestation of an animal with blowfly maggots.
- ‘Willow, who is white with two distinctive grey splodges, was suffering from fly strike, an ailment more commonly associated with rabbits.’
- ‘The sheep lack the wool and the folds of skin between the legs found on normal Merinos, and so are relatively immune to fly strike.’
- ‘You can avoid fly strike by making sure you clean out the hutch regularly, apply preventative medication to the coat and always check on your rabbit AT LEAST once a day.’
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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.