Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A conical structure of calcareous plates and muscles supporting the rasping teeth of a sea urchin.
- ‘Many have a group of hard plates which retract and grasp like teeth, commonly called Aristotle's lantern.’
- ‘The mouth of most echinoids is provided with five hard teeth arranged in a circlet, forming an apparatus known as Aristotle's lantern.’
- ‘The mouth, in the peristomal membrane, contains a powerful chewing apparatus called the Aristotle's lantern.’
- ‘Organisms in and on the sand grains are manipulated towards the mouth along the food grooves, and then exposed and/or macerated by the crushing action of the Aristotle's lantern.’
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.