Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- former term for candida
- ‘We fully expect our experiments in Miami, Florida, to hasten discovery of cacao plants resistant to monilia pod rot, black pod, witches broom, and other costly fungal diseases.’
- ‘In an attempt to control a fungal disease known as monilia pod rot, the shade canopy was removed.’
- ‘If witches' broom and monilia become established in West Africa, the results would be devastating to world cocoa markets.’
Modern Latin, from Latin monile necklace (with reference to the chains of spores).
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.