Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A white blood cell or haemocyte that lacks apparent cytoplasmic granules; especially a lymphocyte or monocyte.
Early 20th century. From a- + granulocyte, after German Agranulocyt (A. PAPPENHEIM Atlas der menschlichen Blutzellen 232; now Agranulozyt).
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.