Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of an organism: feeding, living, or growing preferentially on humans; tending to infest or afflict humans particularly.
1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From anthropo- + -philic, after French anthropophile.
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.