Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A region where stars appear to be especially numerous and close together.
- ‘A trio of massive, young star clusters found embedded in a star cloud may shed light on the formation of super-star clusters and globular clusters.’
- ‘That smudge is the nucleus of another galaxy, at least as large as our own, and two hundred times farther from us than the Sagittarius star cloud.’
- ‘And if you live under deep darkness, you can see vast star clouds of the Milky Way silently boiling up in the south.’
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.