slimehead


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slime·head

 (slīm′hĕd)
n.
See roughy.
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NEW NAME OLD NAME STORY Orange roughy Slimehead Originally named for its mucus-covered head Torbay sole Witch Renamed by UK grocer Marks & Spencer after a picturesque English bay Rock salmon/hass Spiny dogfish The result of an $8.
I said, "Yes, orange roughy are known to scientists as slimeheads.
The policeman said, "I even tried the Budweiser can lure someone gave me as a joke, and the little slimeheads ate off the back trebles.