Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Designating any of a group of parvoviruses which are dependent upon a helper virus (usually an adenovirus) for replication, and which can be used as vectors for gene transfer.
1960s; earliest use found in Science. From adeno- + associated.
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.