Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A stage at the lowest level of the Middle Jurassic, lying next below the Bajocian; the geological age corresponding to this stage.
Designating this stage and age; of or relating to this stage.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Hardwicke's Science-gossip. In some forms from Aalen, the name of a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany + -ian, after French aalénien. In some forms directly from French aalénien.
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.