Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to climate:‘under certain climatic conditions, desert locusts increase in number’
- ‘It reflects both the nature of the climatic conditions and nature of the community itself.’
- ‘As well as the threat of climatic change, several countries are interested in stepping up the commercial krill fishery.’
- ‘Harsh changes in climatic conditions tend to dehydrate the skin, leaving it dry and quite often scaly.’
- ‘Wayne attributes this unexpected birth so far south to climatic changes that are seeing warmer waters.’
- ‘It was a portent of climatic things to come, which culminated in the worst floods in living memory in cities such as Prague and Dresden.’
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.