Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- trademark for methadone
- ‘She has to take 30 tablets of Physeptone every day just to have some quality of life.’
- ‘Nothing works except gear or Phy (Physeptone, a brand of methadone, which is a heroin substitute).’
1940s: of unknown origin.
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.