Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for phytogeography
- ‘Their research concerns covered such branches of biology as phytosociology, floristics, plant systematics and geobotany and plant and animal anatomy.’
- ‘The geobotany of the region, a transition zone between boreal forest and arctic tundra, is a mosaic of treeless expanses composed of polygonized peat bog.’
- ‘The lecture course contents include an introduction to the topics, approaches and methods of geobotany and vegetation ecology.’
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.