Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A protein hormone which is produced by fat cells and released in high concentrations into the blood, and which has a variety of physiological effects, including the reduction of inflammation and atherogenesis and improvement of the response of cells to insulin.
1990s. From adipo- + -nectin.
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.