Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1= propadiene.See also propadiene
2Any of a class of organic compounds which contain a carbon atom joined by double bonds to two adjacent carbon atoms.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. Shortened from allylene, after French allène.
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.