Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bundle of nerve fibres located anterior to the third ventricle, connecting the left and right cerebral hemispheres, especially the temporal lobes.
Late 18th century. After scientific Latin commissura anterior, itself after French commissure antérieure (J. LIEUTAUD Essais Anatomiques 392).
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.