Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minor phylum of mesozoan worms that are internal parasites of a range of marine invertebrates.
- ‘As it turns out, the Orthonectida are almost certainly metazoans, particularly under our stem group definition; but it's anyone's guess whether they, or any other members of the mysterious Mesozoa, are also bilaterians.’
- ‘They are now believed to be made up of two, possibly unrelated, groups: the Dicyemida and Orthonectida.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek orthos straight + nektos swimming (see nekton).
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.