Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A symbol (‡) used in printed text to introduce an annotation.
- ‘Breaksites identified on both top and bottom strands are indicated by double daggers.’
- ‘The double dagger on chromosome 6 indicates the region that is preferentially homozygous W22 in both mutant and wild-type kernels.’
- ‘Genes missing from Chlamydomonas, Pseudendoclonium, and Chlorella are denoted by circles, asterisks, and double dagger, respectively, below the clusters.’
- ‘Companies that are in the Domestic and International categories that are also ranked in the Interactive category are marked with a double dagger (^ ^) in their Domestic and International rankings.’
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.