Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A worm-like tube-dwelling marine animal with a horseshoe-shaped ring of ciliated tentacles (lophophore) around the mouth, extended for filter-feeding.
- ‘The fauna of these sea caves includes a range of mollusc species such as limpets Patella spp. and the horseshoe worm Phoronis hippocrepia.’
- ‘However, phoronids - or ‘horseshoe worms,’ as they are sometimes called - may be abundant in shallow marine sediments at certain localities.’
- ‘Feather duster worms, fan worms, Christmas tree worms and horseshoe worms are everywhere.’
- ‘I have no picture of an adult horseshoe worm but I particularly like its umbrella shaped larvae.’
- ‘Phoronida is a small phylum consisting of approx 15 species of worm-like creatures commonly known as phoronids or horseshoe worms.’
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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.