Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Characterized by or associated with an absence of granulocytes, especially neutrophils; severely neutropenic.
1920s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From a- + granulocytic, after agranulocyte.
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.