Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The property of an infinite series by which, though it may not converge, the derived series formed by taking the absolute values of the terms of the given series does converge.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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.