Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The larva of a darkling beetle (genus "Tenebrio"), which is widely fed to captive birds and other insectivorous animals.
- ‘During early research, they used cadavers of Tenebrio molitor, commonly known as the yellow mealworm, and Galleria mellonella, or greater wax moth.’
- ‘They will readily accept human handouts of mealworms and bird grubs, often becoming so tame that they can be hand-fed.’
- ‘In the past few years, litter beetles (especially the lesser mealworm [Alphitobius diaperinus]), have become the most serious pest affecting several types of poultry production systems.’
- ‘The darkling beetle or lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus, is rapidly becoming more of a nuisance in the poultry operation.’
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.