Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In some crustaceans: a gill attached to the articulating membrane of the basal joint of a thoracic appendage with the body.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Rolleston (1829–1881), physician and physiologist. From arthro- + -branch.
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.