Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The series of isotopes produced by the radioactive decay of uranium-235 (and including actinium-227, originally thought to be the parent), each member resulting from the decay of the previous one.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in New International Encyclopedia.
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.