Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for Phasmida (sense 2)
- ‘The four species of nematodes for which complete gene arrangements have been published are all in the class Secernentea.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Latin secernent- ‘separating’, from the verb secernere.
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.