Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An inflorescence consisting of closely spaced sessile flowers on a common receptacle, typical especially of plants of the family Asteraceae (Compositae).
Early 19th century. From scientific Latin anthodium from Hellenistic Greek ἀνθώδης + classical Latin -ium.
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.