Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of or relating to autoinoculation; capable of spreading or reproducing itself by autoinoculation.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review. After French auto-inoculable; compare earlier autoinoculation.
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.