Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Mass spectrometry in which a particle accelerator is used for separating different isotopes, typically used in the carbon dating of small samples; abbreviated AMS.
1980s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science.
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.