Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An oxime having the structure RCH=NOH, where R is an alkyl group, formed by reaction of an aldehyde with hydroxylamine.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. After German Aldoxim.
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.