Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for Bryozoa
- ‘It is this social character, indeed, which gives the plant-like form to the Hydrozoa and Polyzoa, the Polypes and Zoophytes of the older naturalists.’
- ‘In Polyzoa, the budding goes on during the entire year.’
Modern Latin (plural), from poly- ‘many’ + zōion ‘animal’.
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.