Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Plant roots - those silent, unseen burrowers - have a greater capacity to take advantage of sudden environmental changes than anyone suspected.’
- ‘Similar to Hansen et al.'s study, I found no significant extinction selectivity against highly ‘escalated’ taxa, in this case, deeper burrowers.’
- ‘The remaining five deposit-feeding bivalves are infaunal burrowers.’
- ‘Most caecilians are terrestrial burrowers, either constructing their own tunnels or living in the litter of the forest floor.’
- ‘Wombats are burrowers, building impressive burrow systems with many burrows.’
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.