Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Inability to distinguish between some or (usually) all colours; absence, severe impairment, or loss of colour vision; colour blindness, especially monochromatism.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From German Achromatopsie, † Achromatopsia from ancient Greek ἀχρώματος + Hellenistic Greek -οψία.
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.