Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Disease of cattle, other livestock, and occasionally humans caused by infection with bacteria of the genus Actinobacillus, typically characterized by suppurating nodules like those of actinomycosis but also seen as septicaemia in foals.
Early 20th century. From actino- + bacillus + -osis, after French actinobacillose.
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.