Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A heart-shaped burrowing sea urchin which has a thick covering of fine spines on the shell, giving it a furry appearance.
- ‘The sandy patches yield burrowing starfish, rare delicate tube anemones, heart urchins, peacock flounders, and many species of nudibranch and sea hare.’
- ‘This species of heart urchin is found throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans, from Mauritius to the coast of Central America.’
- ‘Burrowing heart urchins have bands of very fine spines that are termed fascioles that help them live in fine sediments.’
- ‘Occasionally, unusual events or creatures are seen - massed heart urchins for example, or odd fish such as tadpole fish, red mullet, and even trigger fish.’
- ‘So the heart urchin is considered to be secondarily bilaterally symmetrical.’
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.