Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In certain algae and cyanobacteria: a thick-walled non-motile resting cell or spore, formed asexually without division by the differentiation of a vegetative cell.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. From German Akinet from a- + ancient Greek κινητός movable.
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.