Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Borrichia arborescence and Vigna luteola were among the common plants found in tropical scrub habitats extending from the beach to the interior of the islands.’
- ‘The independent evolution of arborescence in nearly all major groups of plants was key to the development of multistratal forests in some habitats at this time.’
- ‘A directed graph is called an arborescence if, from a given node known as the root vertex, there is exactly one elementary path to every other node.’
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.