Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of a group of enzymes which bring about the oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes or ketones (or occasionally the reverse reaction), with parallel reduction of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide; abbreviated ADH.
1930s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts.
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.