Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The upper region of an ovum or blastula, which is free of yolk or occupied by small, rapidly dividing cells with little yolk; contrasted with vegetal hemisphere.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Haeckel's Evolution of Man.
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.