Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘This morning we heard about the geological (areological?) history of Mars, especially as it was influenced by the presence of water.’
- ‘On a global scale, we study the areological history of Mars, its ice and climate and the inner structure of the Moon.’
- ‘That theory has now been questioned by both areological finds and DNA evidence.’
- ‘Bear's Mars is one of the most vividly realized of the recent body of areological novels… He has the gift of implying a whole background with high-resolution but subtly-signaled background details.’
- ‘Chemical, visible, and geological (areological?) evidence collected by the Spirit and Opportunity rovers tell us that both landing sites were once wet.’
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.