Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The angle made with the plane of the equator by a perpendicular to the earth's surface at any point.
- ‘We tested genome size variation against ecogeographical components such as the average growing season, summer temperature and precipitation, and geographical latitude.’
- ‘By portraying sea surface temperature as deviations from the average of each geographical latitude, anomalous warmth and coldness is brought into focus.’
- ‘This result comports with the observation by Grech et al., who reported a decline in male births, with increasing geographical latitude in Europe.’
- ‘The Pacific event occurs at the geographical latitude of the equator.’
- ‘The aircraft has all-weather, day-and-night capability and can operate at all geographical latitudes.’
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.