Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The families of butterflies and moths whose members are large enough to be of interest to the general collector.
- ‘Night-active Macrolepidoptera fauna has been studied for more than 40 years.’
- ‘This study suggests that macrolepidoptera may be using specific needle terpenes, or groups of terpenes, as egg-laying cues.’
- ‘Our goal is to use the most promising candidates for resolving deep-level relationships within Noctuoidea, Bombycoidea and Macrolepidoptera generally.’
Modern Latin (plural), from macro- + Lepidoptera.
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.