Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Exhibiting, involving, or relating to a tendency to seek out or maximize the impact of a stimulus. Opposed to abient.→ abient
1930s; earliest use found in Child Study. From classical Latin adient-, adiens, present participle of adīre to approach from ad- + īre to go.
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.