Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cone-shaped projection which links the body of a neuron to its axon and acts as a site for the generation of nerve impulses.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Lewellys Barker (1867–1943).
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.