Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The anterior part of the hypophysis (pituitary gland), which secretes hormones having a trophic effect on other glands of the endocrine system; the anterior pituitary.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From adeno- + hypophysis.
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.