Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The scientific study of nematode worms.
- ‘Coauthor James E. Lloyd, perhaps the foremost expert on firefly taxonomy in the world, is a professor of entomology and nematology at the University of Florida in Gainesville.’
- ‘The authors have combined their experience in entomology, weed science, and nematology / plant pathology to organize this textbook into 20 logically sequenced chapters.’
- ‘Don Dickson, professor of nematology at the University of Florida, has been working with a new 15-inch para-chisel, which is set at a 45-degree angle.’
- ‘In a climate of scientific expansion after the Second World War CSIRO's viticultural research broadened to include nematology, irrigation, hydrology, and basic vine physiology.’
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.