Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The branch of physics that deals with the production of noise as a result of aerodynamic forces or turbulent airflow; the properties of something as they relate to this form of noise production.
1970s. From aero- + acoustics. Compare slightly earlier aeroacoustic.
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.