Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In an arthropod: the unsegmented region at the anterior end of the body; specifically the prostomial region of an arthropod embryo.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. From French acron from ancient Greek ἄκρον extremity, use as noun of neuter of ἄκρος highest, topmost.
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.