Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Anatomy. Designating an adductor muscle; of or relating to adduction. Contrasted with abducent Now rare.See also abducent
Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin addūcent-, addūcēns, present participle of addūcere adduce.
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.