Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A larval jellyfish, after separation from the scyphistoma.
- ‘The strobila may look like a stack of saucers, the saucers being the immature medusae called ephyrae.’
- ‘Rhopalial statocysts in hydromedusae and in developing ephyrae of the scyphomedusa, Aurelia aurita, are known to be used for orientation or a ‘righting’ response.’
Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek Ephura, denoting a Nereid and an Oceanid.
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.