Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The shortening of a moving body in the direction of its motion, especially at speeds close to that of light.
Named after George. F. FitzGerald (1851–1901), Irish physicist, and H. A. Lorentz (see Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon), who independently postulated the theory in 1892.
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.