Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A disorder characterized by thickening and darkening of the skin, often with wart-like excrescences, typically affecting the armpits, groin, and other areas with folds of skin, and often occurring in persons with cancer or endocrine disease.
Late 19th century. From scientific Latin acanthosis nigricans from acanthosis + classical Latin nigricāns.
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.