Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of leukaemia characterized by the abnormal proliferation in the bone marrow of white blood cells of granulocytic lineage and having a short duration of time between onset and death if untreated.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Progressive Medicine.
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.