Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The largest petrel, which is found around southern oceans, has a massive bill, and scavenges from carcasses.
- ‘Finally, the scientist reaches her quarry: a colony of southern giant petrels whose nests atop these rocky heights are filled with hungry hatchlings.’
- ‘Fishing experts estimate that about 60,000 sea birds including about 2,000 giant petrels and around 10,000 albatrosses are killed this way every year.’
- ‘Why are southern giant petrels thriving on one peninsula, but declining almost everywhere else?’
- ‘The rest stay aboard a 233-foot Finnish research vessel, taking day trips to see the island's king penguins, elephant seals, and giant petrels.’
- ‘On our way there we enjoyed giant petrels, a new species for the trip.’
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.