Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Major evolutionary change. The term applies mainly to the evolution of whole taxonomic groups over long periods of time.
- ‘In antievolution literature, vertical change equates with macroevolution, or evolution above the species level.’
- ‘The next generation of advances in macroevolution and evolutionary paleoecology will not occur until a well-tested phylogenetic classification is established.’
- ‘Creationists are usually more careful about distinguishing between microevolution and macroevolution at this point.’
- ‘In our science curriculum standards, we called this microevolution and macroevolution - changes within kinds and changing from one kind to another.’
- ‘The creation science folks accept microevolution but not macroevolution.’
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.