Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Physical exercise carried out at moderately high altitude for at least several weeks, to achieve increased oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood and other physiological benefits of acclimatization to altitude, now especially before a sporting event.
2Training given to a pilot in how to fly at high altitudes.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Progressive Medicine.
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.