Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Surgery. Of, relating to, or of the nature of alloplasty; used in alloplasty.
Originally Psychoanalysis. Relating to or involving alteration of the external environment to meet the needs of the individual.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From allo- + plastic. In sense 1 after alloplasty.
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.