Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Dilated to form a sac.
- ‘The third sepal is saccate, with a slightly incurvate spur.’
- ‘They are saccate or cylindrically-shaped animals with three prominent regions (corona, trunk, foot).’
- ‘Many modern conifers produce saccate pollen.’
- ‘One pair of saccate gonads lies between the dorsoventral muscles and the epidermis.’
- ‘Finally, nectar collects in the saccate nectary spur formed by the fusion of the margins of the labellum and the base of the column-foot.’
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.