Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having a skull in which the palatoquadrate element of the upper jaw is attached to or fused with the cranium; designating a jaw or skull with suspension of this kind, found in dipnoan and chimaeroid fishes and in tetrapods.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From auto- + ancient Greek στῦλος pillar + -ic.
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.