Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A curve showing the relationship, at a constant temperature, between the proportion of a surface covered by an adsorbed substance and the concentration of the substance (or pressure, if a gas) in the fluid phase.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society.
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.