Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An acidic polysaccharide containing arabinose units and which is obtained from gum arabic, in which it is present as salts.Related arabic acid
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Year-book Pharmacy.
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.