Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They have also displayed antitumor activity and have been found to be the major lipid of archaebacterial membranes.’
- ‘These primitive microorganisms, members of the archaebacterial kingdom, may be very similar to the earliest life forms on Earth.’
- ‘Whereas the class I enzyme is widely distributed in eukaryotes and eubacteria and is also found in one archaebacterium, class II enzymes seem to be restricted to archaebacterial species.’
- ‘The latter is highly conserved across many bacterial and archaebacterial species.’
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.