Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Of a metamorphic process: involving a change in the bulk chemical composition of a rock, through the introduction or removal of material.
2Of the nature of an allochem; containing allochems.
1940s; earliest use found in Francis John Turner (1904–1985). From allo- + chemical.
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.