Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The formation of glands, specifically as a pathological process occurring especially in the breast or the vagina.
Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From scientific Latin adenosis from post-classical Latin aden + -osis, after French adénose.
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.