Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rare inherited (autosomal recessive) disorder characterized by absence of certain types of lipoprotein from the blood, malabsorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins, and acanthocytosis, often with retinal and neuromuscular abnormalities.
1960s. From a- + beta + lipoprotein + -aemia.
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.