Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Medicine agglutination of red blood cells in their own serum, especially as a result of the action of an autoantibody.
Biology spontaneous aggregation of bacteria or protozoa.
Early 20th century. After German Autoagglutination.
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.