Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An abnormal erythrocyte having irregularly spaced, spine-like cytoplasmic projections, seen especially in patients with congenital absence of low-density lipoprotein in the blood.
1950s. From acantho- + -cyte. The some forms are influenced by erythrocyte.
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.