Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The disorder resulting from infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), characterized by a reduction in the number of helper T lymphocytes with fever, weight loss, lymphadenopathy, and the occurrence of opportunistic infections and malignant tumours; abbreviated AIDS.
1980s; earliest use found in Ophthalmology.
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.