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yo-yoing

yo-yoing  n.— «In the wake of a controversy that engulfed the Derby this fall, two respected Island organizations have asked the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to ban a fishing method known as yo-yoing…a fishing...

45 Letter Lake Name

A caller asks about how lakes get named, and we talk about a lake with a 45-letter Indian name that may or may not translate as, “You fish on your side, I fish on my side and nobody fishes in the middle.” It’s Lake...

fish fog

fish fog  n.— «Medical researchers are just beginning to explore such mercury exposure in adults, which can leave some people struggling through life in a disorienting “fish fog.”» —“Power plants are focus of drive to cut...

fishetarian

fishetarian  n.— «“I call them ’fishetarians’” says Hightower.…“They are vegetarians, but they eat a lot of fish.”» —“Power plants are focus of drive to cut mercury” by Larry Wheeler USA...

bubble-net

bubble-net  n.— «A light wind blew in from the ocean, and the skipper had stopped his boat to watch three 30-ton humpback whales lunging from the waves or circling to make so-called bubble-nets in which they like to catch clouds of small...

dirty kitchen

dirty kitchen  n.— «Dirty kitchen (cont.): Actually, that’s the term for a secondary kitchen, often used by Filipinos. As one reader explained to me: “We Filipinos have a small cooking area outside the house where we fry our fish...