Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A trademark for: a nickel alloy, typically containing approx. 2 per cent aluminium, 2.5 per cent manganese, and 1 per cent silicon, used in thermocouples, often in conjunction with Chromel.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Trade Marks Journal. From alum- + -el.
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.