Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A phylum of sedentary aquatic invertebrates that comprises the moss animals.
- ‘An intermediate approach was developed to describe colonial forms of Bryozoa generated through iteration of second-order modular units.’
- ‘It is important to note here a major difference in morphology affecting regeneration in cheilostomes and cyclostome Bryozoa, such as those described by Ostrovsky.’
- ‘They are lophophorates, and so are related to the Bryozoa and Phoronida.’
- ‘It should be noted that ‘deuterostomy’ (the anus developmentally proceeding the mouth) is not unique to Deuterostomia, but is also found in Bryozoa, Brachiozoa and Chaetognatha.’
- ‘This pattern is typical of most Porifera, Cnidaria, Bryozoa with coronate larvae, colonial Ascidiacea and many polychaetes.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek bruon ‘moss’ + zōia ‘animals’.
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.