Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of or relating to the measurement of responses to painful stimuli and sensitivity to pain, especially by use of an algometer.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Medical Record. From algesimeter + -ic: see -metric.
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.