Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The transplantation of organs, tissue, or cells from a genetically distinct individual of the same species.
1960s; earliest use found in Bratislavské Lékarské Listy. From allo- + transplantation, after Slovak alotransplantácia.
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.