Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minute multicellular aquatic animal of the phylum Rotifera.
- ‘Ludwig's plan also calls for growing rotifers and copepod nauplii in ponds or indoor tanks and redesigning a device called a rotating drum filter to harvest them.’
- ‘In experiments using adult rotifers, we have shown that reciprocity held as long as no significant photoreactivation was observed.’
- ‘Mammals cannot regenerate lost limbs, although they do have a limited capacity to replace the ends of digits, and nematodes and rotifers cannot regenerate at all.’
- ‘It is particularly common amongst arthropods and rotifers, and can also be found in some species of fish, amphibians, birds, and reptiles, but not in mammals.’
- ‘The protein/lipid ratio is in the range found for rotifers, small multicelled fresh water organisms.’
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.