Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A scale of temperature measured from absolute zero and defined thermodynamically; especially the Kelvin scale.Related absolute temperature scale
Mid 19th century. Compare French échelle thermométrique absolue.
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.