Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Lacking an intestinal cavity; specifically of or relating to the group Acoela of simple flatworms having no distinct gut.See also acoelomate
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Pascoe (1813–1893), entomologist. From scientific Latin Acoela + -ous.
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.