Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Most of us who have worked with conodonts have done so as biostratigraphers and we have thus paid scant attention to the suprageneric classification of the species reconstructed in our studies.’
- ‘The biostratigrapher is part of a team of geoscientists who follow the drilling from minute to minute.’
- ‘Those of us employed as biostratigraphers in the oil and gas industry are routinely asked to provide results with much finer stratigraphic resolution than what is possible with conventional techniques.’
- ‘An informal technical alliance of industry biostratigraphers from more than ten companies advised and helped Unocal on conceptual development of IPS into a commercial package for general industry use.’
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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.