1. quiz15The creature named for Johnny Cash is a new species of tarantula.
  2. An excessive, uncontrollable urge to buy things is ‘onionmania’.
  3. Eye dialect is non-standard spelling used to convey uneducated or colloquial speech, such as ‘wuz’ for ‘was’, or ‘peepul’ for ‘people’.
  4. Greenmail is when a large quantity of a company’s stock is bought as a hostile takeover measure, then sold back to the company at a higher price.
  5. The Labrador Current flows past Labrador from the Arctic and around Newfoundland to join the Gulf Stream.