Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In an invertebrate with radial symmetry, as a cnidarian or an echinoderm: any of the tertiary (third order) rays or axes (each located between a perradius and an interradius).
1960s; earliest use found in The Biological Bulletin. From ad- + radius.
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.