Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A common single-celled green alga that lives in water and moist soil and typically has two flagella for swimming.
- ‘However, the potential of the unicellular green alga chlamydomonas in selection systems has been studied most.’
- ‘Chlamydomonas has nothing to do with Chlamydia, by the way.’
- ‘The PKA protein in Chlamydomonas flagella has not been purified.’
Late 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek khlamus, khlamud- ‘cloak’ + monas (see monad).
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.