Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A process of development or change analogous to or likened to biological evolution.
2A process by which a computer simulation or model spontaneously changes, especially as a result of selection between variants.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Political Science Quarterly.
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.