Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Living in or penetrating into stone.‘endolithic algae’
- ‘A few samples exhibited particularly prevalent areas of endolithic borings around the margins of the rostra.’
- ‘Exposure to rainwater, sea spray, and endolithic organisms may also bring about changes in the rock texture and mineralogical composition.’
- ‘At this point, it would be easy to say that we have found an endolithic organism and a good analogue for what we are searching for on Mars.’
- ‘There are two classifications of organisms responsible for bioerosion: epilithic species and endolithic species.’
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.