Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having a peduncle.
- ‘The braincase box, as I understand the term (which is not used elsewhere in the text), does not open up posteriorly, and there is nothing between the basal tubera which are, in fact, at least slightly pedunculate.’
- ‘Bowers, in a study of pedunculate barnacles on lobster maxillipeds, found that the molts often lacked the barnacles and concluded that fish and other predators had removed the epibionts from the molts.’
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.