Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any form of chromatography in which separation depends on differences between the components of the mobile phase in their affinity for adsorption on the surface of the stationary (solid) phase.
1940s; earliest use found in Biochemical Journal.
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.