Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minor phylum of mesozoan worms which are parasites in the kidneys of cephalopod molluscs.
- ‘They are now believed to be made up of two, possibly unrelated, groups: the Dicyemida (Rhombozoa) and Orthonectida.’
- ‘However, it has been shown that in many phyla, such as Rhombozoa, Dicyemida, Nematoda, Gnathostomulida, and Chaetognatha, 18S rDNA genes do not evolve at a constant rate.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek rhombos rhombus + zōia animals.
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.