Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various kinds of spore or spore-like body produced by fungi and bacteria, specifically a fungal conidium formed by segmentation and fragmentation of an articulated hypha.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Archives of Dermatology. From arthro- + spore, after French arthrospore.
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.