Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Accumulation of carbon particles in the lungs and certain other tissues, typically resulting from chronic inhalation of coal dust or smoke; lung disease attributed to this; an instance of such accumulation or disease.
Mid 19th century. From anthraco- + -osis.
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.