Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Irregular, uncoordinated twitching or quivering (as opposed to regular contraction) of the atria of the heart, typically associated with irregular and often rapid ventricular contraction.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association.
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.