Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gonadal glycoprotein which acts to stimulate the synthesis and secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone by the pituitary gland, and has a number of other physiological functions.
1980s. From active + -in, after inhibin (which has the opposite biological effect).
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.