Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various products or components of microorganisms that increase virulence, especially by causing inhibition or evasion of the host's defences.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in American Medicine. From German Aggressin from aggress- (in Aggression, aggressiv, etc.) + -in.
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.