Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A subjective feeling of a need to breathe more air, typically associated with raised levels of carbon dioxide in the blood, and most commonly reported in diabetic ketoacidosis; (also) increased rate and depth of breathing resulting from this, as a physical sign.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet.
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.