Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The branch of physical geography dealing with the formation and features of mountains.
- ‘Orography is the term used to describe undulations on the surface of the Earth of any size and shape, from small hills to major mountain ranges.’
- ‘The key parameters of monsoon formation are land and sea temperatures, wind direction and conditions, the presence of water vapour, and finally topography and orography.’
- ‘The orography of the land site has a strong impact on the local wind climate.’
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.