Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Typeface or font characterized by light, thin lines.
- ‘Bootstrap values (1,000 replicates of heuristic search with random order of taxon entry) are shown in boldface, and branch lengths (accelerated transformation option) are shown in lightface.’
- ‘Microsatellite markers are in lightface type.’
- ‘Matches to the hypermutation hotspot RGYW and its reverse complement, WRCY, are in lightface type.’
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.