Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In some former classifications) designating a division of the Metazoa including arthropods and segmented worms (corresponding broadly to the Articulata of Cuvier); relating to this group.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From arthro- + -zoic, after scientific Latin Arthrozoa, former group name.
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.