Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Belonging to the class (or subclass) Acanthopterygii of ray-finned fishes; designating or relating to these fishes.
A fish of the class (or subclass) Acanthopterygii.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. From acantho- + -pterygian, after scientific Latin Acanthopterygii Acanthopterygii.
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.