Do Fish Really Like Eating Earthworms?

Do Fish Really Like Eating Earthworms? Worms, or more specifically earthworms which are by far what most people mean when they use the term “worms” in the fishing scenario, don’t live in water. In fact, the reason you see so many on the ground during heavy rains is because, when stuck in soil that is […]

How the Phrase Red Herring Came to Mean Something That is Misleading

How the Phrase Red Herring Came to Mean Something That is Misleading Meaning a distraction or false trail, the expression “red herring” has been relatively commonly used for the last two centuries, and its origins do, in fact, begin with a rust-colored fish. However, until quite recently, the accepted origins of red herring were themselves […]

Do Sharks Really Not Like How Humans Taste?

Do Sharks Really Not Like How Humans Taste? The idea of sharks not liking the taste of humans has been around for at least a half a century, with the first account of this notion (that we could find) appearing in a Sep. 2, 1968 edition of The Evening Independent in an article titled “Expert […]