Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fish of a group that includes the salmon family together with the pikes, smelts, and argentines.
- ‘Alosa pseudoharengus is now the most abundant planktivore in Lake Ontario and it is the main prey of salmonoids stocked into the great lakes.’
Relating to or denoting the salmonoids.
- ‘Today many of you are not only catching the salmonoid species but also coarse and saltwater fish with a fly rod and reel.’
- ‘For the past ten years or more I have been telling my American friends that as the salmonoid fish disappear, they will look for another hard fighting fish, and the only ones you have in freshwater apart from the pike is the carp.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.