Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A form of the enzyme plasminogen activator produced by genetic engineering and used to dissolve blood clots in thromboembolic disorders such as myocardial infarction, deep venous thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism.
1980s; earliest use found in PR Newswire. From al- of unknown origin + t- and -e + pl- + -ase.
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.