Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The use of biological evidence to deduce the order in which past events occurred; especially the determination of the sequence in which groups of prehistoric organisms appeared and became extinct; the branch of science concerned with this.
1930s; earliest use found in Geografiska Annaler. From bio- + chronology.
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.