Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A class of pteridophyte plants that comprises the ferns.
- ‘Currently showing is the Class Filicopsida (scientific name), commonly known as Ferns.’
- ‘The Filicopsida are vascular plants which are diverse in form and grow in various habitats.’
- ‘Among land plants, we found chromoviruses in mosses, ferns (Filicopsida), gymnosperms (Cycadales, Ginkgoales, and Coniferales), and flowering plants (angiosperms).’
Modern Latin (plural), from Latin filix, filic- ‘fern’ + opsis ‘appearance’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.