Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A porcupine fish with spines that are permanently erected, occurring in tropical waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.
- ‘A spiny burrfish is over-optimistic about staying hidden in the dark.’
- ‘This fish is known as a yellow-spotted burrfish or Cyclichthys spilostylus.’
- ‘Covered in corals and sponges, it is a colourful environment stacked with sea-horses, young spiny burrfish and cornetfish.’
- ‘He noticed fish - four specimens of porcupine and burrfish - during a walk at Kayser's Beach along the water line and counted 86 in a one kilometre stretch.’
- ‘I went hunting for my sea-creature, and I think that it might have been a Cyclichthys orbicularis (Birdbeak burrfish).’
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.