Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Designating or relating to a novel derived character which distinguishes the organisms or taxa that possess it from others descended from the same ancestor.
1950s; earliest use found in Systematic Zoology. From apo- + -morphic, after German apomorph.
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.