Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an egg) containing an embryo.
verb[NO OBJECT]usually as adjective embryonated
(of an egg) develop into an embryo.‘embryonated duck eggs’‘the eggs were allowed two weeks to embryonate’
- ‘The fertilized eggs embryonate in water and hatch in 3 weeks into miracidiae, the first-stage larvae.’
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.