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A bottom-dwelling anglerfish.
- ‘A curious and unwary fish would become a meal when the goosefish inhaled and quickly engulfed its prey.’
- ‘According to the study, some 8,600 tons of blackfin goosefish, roughly 15% of the total population of the species, were caught in just one season, in 2001.’
- ‘Since the goosefish is found very deep in the ocean it is a cold water fish.’
- ‘In addition to being squat and rather ugly looking, goosefishes have a ‘fishing lure’ on top of their head.’
- ‘The goosefish is practically invisible lying flattened, with its darkly marbled skin matching the bottom color and the outline of its body obliterated by a fringe of branched skin flaps.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.