Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An aerobe; specifically one that exhibits optimal growth at an oxygen concentration equal to or greater than that of the air (approximately 20%).
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. From aero- + -phile.
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.