Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘A number of competent bryologists have visited the Loch an Eilein area over the years and searched Aspens without success, but few have ventured further afield.’
- ‘For example, when bryologists say a moss is in good ‘fruiting condition’, they are referring to a moss with abundant sporophytes!’
- ‘He was the first bryologist to visit the northern slopes of the American Arctic Mountains.’
- ‘Annexed to the herbarium is the Brioteca Hispánica collection, with about 1,600 specimens, the result of an exchange of samples between Spanish bryologists.’
- ‘Membership is open also for bryologists residing outside the Nordic region.’
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.