Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not having or divided into branches.‘a long, unbranched chain of amino-acid residues called a polypeptide’
- ‘An approximately 30 cm unbranched stem or branch segment was cut directly from the plant.’
- ‘All trees 4-5 m tall had epicormic branches; no taller unbranched trees were observed.’
- ‘The vestures in S. japonica vary from small and unbranched to largely branched and widely expanding.’
- ‘The colonies grow as branched or unbranched chains.’
- ‘In plants with long unrooted unbranched stems, branching on a phytomer can be induced by the outgrowth of an adventitious root from one of the two root primordia present at its node.’
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.