Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A marine nudibranch mollusc of the suborder Aeolidacea, characterized by club-shaped cerata on the dorsal side of the body.
Of, relating to, or designating the suborder Aeolidacea.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Adams (1820–1878). From French Éolides from classical Latin Aeolidēs son or remoter descendant of Aeolus from Aeolus + -idēs.
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.