Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Increase in the concentration of a (typically toxic) chemical in the tissue of organisms, especially progressive concentration in organisms further up the food chain; an instance of this.
1960s; earliest use found in Practical in Treatment Low- & Intermediate-level Radioactive Wastes. From bio- + concentration.
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.