Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The study of the structure and function of the skeleton and bony structures.
- ‘This attention actually relates to the developmental molecular biology of the pituitary, rather than to osteology.’
- ‘The book probes the limits of forensic osteology and examines both successes and failures.’
- ‘It is clear however that the human skeleton is unlike that of any other animal and this uniqueness is exploited in the science of osteology, where recognition of ‘human’ plays a vital role.’
- ‘In 1880 he completed a Ph.D. in osteology and vertebrate paleontology at Yale.’
- ‘Instead, this will be one of those tiresome housekeeping sessions on the fine points of osteology.’
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.