Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A taxonomic category that ranks below order and above family.
- ‘Likewise, comparisons of growth series permit elucidation of phylogenetic relationships at lower taxonomic levels such as suborders, families, or subfamilies.’
- ‘Many suborders and families were established, many of which survive to this day.’
- ‘The American mink is a representative of the large family Mustelidae belonging to the suborder Caniformia in the order Carnivora.’
- ‘We therefore employed a second assumption that autocorrelation of mutation rates occurs between insect genera, families, or suborders.’
- ‘The Soil Taxonomy scheme has six levels of categorization: order, suborder, great group, subgroup, family, and series.’
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.