Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
With singular concord. The branch of cybernetics that deals with the control and communication systems of living organisms.
1950s; earliest use found in Eric Lionel Mascall (1905–1993), Church of England clergyman and theologian. From bio- + cybernetics.
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.