Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A set of genetic determinants located on a single chromosome.
- ‘We can test the association between a phenotype and a set of haplotypes rather than a single haplotype.’
- ‘Indeed, all but two haplotypes can be connected to other haplotypes by a single mutation.’
- ‘Multiple tracts in the same genome are inconsistent with a single haplotype.’
- ‘In the extended phase of our algorithm, sets of haplotypes rather than single haplotypes can be handled.’
- ‘Posterior probabilities are not given for branches terminating in a single haplotype.’
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.