Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A camera designed for the precise photography of trajectories and other features of high velocity flight, using techniques such as high-speed multiple imaging, timed exposure with wide-angle lenses, and calibration against the night sky.
1940s; earliest use found in Journal of Applied Physics.
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.