Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Asexual reproduction by multiple fission, found in some protozoa, especially parasitic sporozoans.
- ‘The life cycle of Plasmodium organisms in humans, or schizogony, is characterized by asexual reproduction.’
Late 19th century: from schizo- ‘divided’ + Greek -gonia ‘production’.
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.