Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘That bias gave way several years ago, when astrochemists discovered molecules of ammonia and formaldehyde containing two deuterium atoms, adds Liz.’
- ‘In just a few dozen years, astrochemists have gone from knowing nothing of molecules in space, to finding a plethora of them practically everywhere.’
- ‘She is an astrochemist who has studied the formation and destruction of dust and molecules in regions of our galaxy where stars are known to be forming.’
- ‘At such distances the salt should be so cold it should all have condensed into solid grains, which are undetectable to astrochemists.’
- ‘An Austrian astrochemist Christian Koeberl had established that the glass had been formed at a temperature so hot that there could be only one known cause: a meteorite impacting with Earth.’
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.