Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A survival curve.
- ‘The shape of a survivorship curve gives an indication of when environmental forces act on a population.’
- ‘Natural clusters and rich collections of isolated elements allowed calculations of size frequency distributions and construction of survivorship curves.’
- ‘The cumulative survivorship curve was well described by a nonlinear bivariate fit.’
- ‘Recruitment and survivorship curves were calculated for each of the three years of the study, using data from saplings recorded in the 1998 field census.’
- ‘For clarity, Figure 1 shows average longevities instead of overlaid survivorship curves.’
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.