Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Especially in the terminology or R. Altmann: a granule of protoplasm thought to be capable of growth and self-reproduction; a minute hypothetical primitive organism, a protobiont.
Late 19th century. From German Bioblast from bio + -blast.
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.