Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The upward deformation of a rock mass into a dome shape.
- ‘Buildings near the updoming displayed cracks and concrete road slabs were tilted through various angles.’
- ‘The seismic data of a designated wind farm area off Borkum reveals that the wind farm area is located above the eastern flank of an updoming structure, probably a salt dome.’
- ‘The camera revealed two regions of interest to geologists: a view of a highland valley network called Nirgal Vallis and an image of Labyrinthus Noctis, an area near the crest of a large updoming in the Martian crust.’
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.