Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cyclic polypeptide, originally obtained from the fungus Trichoderma viride, which is an ionophore for cations and has antibiotic activity; any of a group of compounds structurally related to this.
1960s; earliest use found in Trademark Bulletin. From ala- + meth- + -icin.
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.