Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The study of the structure, arrangement, and action of muscles.
- ‘As this paper shows, Berger was willing to pursue detailed anatomy - particularly myology - to an extent that few academics would even consider today; and, even if they did, no one would fund it.’
- ‘That finding is consistent with the distinctive osteology and myology of their hindlimbs and with their hunting behavior.’
- ‘He has not only rewritten the book on theropod myology, but has spent a good many years applying it to locomotion studies.’
- ‘These differences have been attributed to differences among taxa in cranial development and myology and have had a profound effect on the mechanics of jaw protrusion in sharks.’
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.