Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Paraesthesia of the extremities, especially the hands and feet; an instance of this.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in North American Journal Homoeopathy. From acro- + paraesthesia, after German Akroparästhesie.
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.