Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An acidophil of the anterior lobe of the pituitary.
2A glucagon-secreting cell of an islet of Langerhans in the pancreas.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Medical News.
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.