Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The speed of an Alfvén wave, which is characteristic for a plasma of given properties.
1950s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers.
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.