Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A direct communication or connection between an artery and a vein, especially as a means of regulating flow through a capillary network; the presence or establishment of such a connection.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet.
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.