Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A condition in which a sensation is referred to a location other than that to which the sensory stimulus was applied or presented, often to the same place on the opposite side of the body.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Gould (1848–1922). From allo- + -aesthesia, after French allesthésie.
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.