Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The dating of volcanic eruptions and other events by studying layers of tephra.
- ‘To introduce students to tephrochronology as a means of correlating marine, ice and terrestrial proxy records of palaeoenvironmental change.’
- ‘These deposits are important because they permit both increased dating resolution in areas close to volcanoes and the use of tephrochronology over very long distances.’
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.