Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of a pericyclic reaction: involving the formation or breaking of bonds on opposite faces of the transition state. Contrasted with suprafacial.See also suprafacial
1960s. From Sanskrit antara different, other + facial.
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.