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- another term for slow-worm
- ‘The blindworm, that legless lizard, flows along the porch step calm and majestic as an anaconda, only the size is different.’
- ‘Working together to imagine what hedgehogs, newts, and blindworms look like, the children can then create movements and sounds for each creature.’
- ‘In truth the blindworm is perfectly harmless and quite safe to handle.’
- ‘The closed quarries are a paradise for thermophile animals: blindworms and lizards are to be found in large populations here.’
- ‘It is curious that in places where blindworms are often seen their innocuous nature should not be generally known.’
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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.