Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bottom-dwelling marine fish that has bony armour on the skull and large brightly coloured pectoral fins. It moves through the water with a gliding or flying motion.
- ‘We found a multitude of interesting subjects - flying gurnards and dragonets, strange octopuses and rainbow coloured nudibranchs, and even several different kinds of frogfish.’
- ‘The flying gurnard is characterized by its spectacular pectoral fins that look like wings.’
- ‘This inspirational dive ended on flat sand, where our guide managed to entice a flying gurnard to eat from her hand.’
- ‘The sandy seabed is popular with photographers seeking flying gurnards, flounders and cuttlefish.’
- ‘I was drawn away by the iridescent cape of a flying gurnard.’
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.