Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An actin-binding protein found in macrophage cells which binds selectively to the pointed end of microfilaments and is involved in the regulation of cell motility, now known to be identical to L-plastin.
1980s. Probably from classical Latin acūmen point + -tin.
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.