Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The first appearance of pubic and axillary hair in a child, occurring as a result of increased hormone synthesis by the adrenal cortex; the time at which this occurs, typically around eight years of age.
1940s. From adren- + -arche. Compare pubarche.
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.