Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Absence of fibrinogen in the blood, usually resulting in impaired coagulation; an acquired or inherited condition characterized by this.
1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From a- + fibrinogen + -aemia, after German Afibrinogenämie.
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.