Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The study of climate in relation to living organisms and especially to human health.
- ‘On 1 January 1956 an international society for the study of bioclimatology was established on the initiative of S.W. Tromp (Netherlands).’
- ‘It includes courses in plant, animal, and soil ecology; wetland ecology; freshwater ecology; and bioclimatology.’
- ‘In the context of current international scientific interest in the study of ‘Global Change,’ these innovations in satellite bioclimatology are timely.’
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.