Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of arthropods; of the nature of or resembling an arthropod.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Rolleston (1829–1881), physician and physiologist. From either arthropod or Arthropoda + -al.
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.