Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for daphnia
- ‘This study will employ a new technology to measure large numbers of small molecules in the tissues of two different aquatic invertebrates (a freshwater flea and a marine mussel).’
- ‘The organisms used in this test, a species of freshwater flea and fathead minnow, are surrogates for the aquatic community of the receiving waters.’
- ‘Tests on fathead minnows and freshwater fleas indicated the wastewater was toxic to wildlife, the lawsuit said.’
- ‘One butt per two gallons of water was enough to be acutely toxic to the freshwater fleas.’
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.