Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A progressive, frequently fatal disease occurring in mink and related animals persistently infected with a parvovirus, associated with the deposition of immune complexes in the kidneys, arteries, and other tissues.
1950s; earliest use found in National Fur News.
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.