Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The branch of botany concerned with seaweeds and other algae.
- ‘From the point of view of phycology, oak trees are just a peculiar form of green algae.’
- ‘You are of course aware of my phycology degree?’
- ‘In brief, applied phycology could mimic the technology of crop science, but it could not deliver somatic hybrids with stable, desired genomes.’
- ‘Our allegiances are divided between protozoology, phycology, parasitology, mycology, protistology, plant pathology and myriad other professional societies and their journals.’
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.