Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘In cross-section, they form a ring of tubes inserted at the periphery of aerenchymatous tissue.’
- ‘Aerenchyma and aerenchymatous adventitious roots are formed.’
- ‘The petiole is a cylindrical shell composed of compact unlignified tissue with a honeycomb aerenchymatous core.’
- ‘Multi-layered exodermis encircled the aerenchymatous cortex with air cavities.’
- ‘Their roots are thus more open to aerenchymatous modification through secondary growth.’
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.