Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1rare Descriptive anatomy; human morphology. rare.
2The attribution of human form, character, or attributes to God; (also) the use of language applicable to human beings in speaking of God.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From anthropo- + morphology.
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.