Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sponge of a grade of structure of the most complex type, composed of a mass of flagellated chambers and water canals.
- ‘Leucon are split into three groups when compared with pairwise p-distances.’
- ‘Ascon, sycon, and leucon are levels of complexity that grade one into the other.’
- ‘Leucon are extremely localised outside the study region whereas Oenanthe flu has declined throughout lowland England due to water pollution.’
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.