Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An inbred line of genetic descent.
- ‘Furthermore, the biology of wood formation is surprisingly understudied because of the inherent problems of tree species: long generation time, large size, and lack of genetically pure lines.’
- ‘Total DNA was extracted from eight lines of NC hybrids and five parental pure lines.’
- ‘By 52 days both hybrid lines laid more eggs on average than either of the pure lines.’
- ‘Haploid breeding is a powerful tool for the production of pure lines.’
- ‘Haploid production followed by chromosome doubling results in the creation of genetically pure lines within a short period of time.’
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.