Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A green copper-containing mineral typically occurring as prismatic or tabular crystals in the oxidized zones of copper deposits.
Late 19th century. From the name of the AntlerMine, Mohave County (Arizona), which is now regarded as the type locality + -ite.
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.