Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Originally: = autoradiograph (now rare). Now usually: a photograph made usually with light from a luminescent sample or object, typically made in order to show the pattern or relative intensity of the light.
Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From auto- + photograph.
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.