Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Total or partial deficiency of the enzyme catalase in the blood and tissues, occurring as an inherited (autosomal dominant) disorder and sometimes associated with infection and ulceration of the gums and other oral tissues.
1950s. From a- + catalase + -ia.
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.