Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small African killifish which is popular in aquaria. The colour pattern and shape of the tail, especially in the brightly coloured male, are suggestive of a lyre.
- ‘The Chocolate Lyretail Panchax Killifish is a stunning color morph of the Lyretail Panchax Killifish.’
- ‘Of all of the anthias, the lyretail is just about the most cantankerous and territorial.’
- ‘Wrasse, butterflies, boxfish, porcupines and pufferfish round out the picture, while lyretail grouper, Napoleon wrasse and rock cod mix with regal, map and other angelfish.’
- ‘The lyretail is outgoing, quickly adapting to new surroundings and spending a good part of its time in full view in an aquarium.’
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.