Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A severe congenital condition in which a large part of the skull is absent along with the cerebral hemispheres of the brain.
Mid 19th century: from an- + Greek enkephalos ‘brain’ + -y.
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.