Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The study of the physical features of the surface of the earth and their relation to its geological structures.
- ‘The western tip of the South Alkyonides Fault is exposed in the surface geology and geomorphology of the Perachora Peninsula.’
- ‘The Zagros is an example of a young and active orogenic belt where geomorphology and seismicity provide invaluable constraints on the style of deformation, in ways not possible with ancient, inactive orogens.’
- ‘He met the Director of the Pennsylvania Geological Survey, a prominent geologist with a special interest in fluvial geomorphology.’
- ‘Professional geologists and amateur rock hunters flocked to the White Mountains, regarded as a superb site for the study of geomorphology.’
- ‘Morphotectonics requires input from at least three branches of Earth science: geophysics, geology, and geomorphology.’
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.