Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Electrical phenomena in living organisms; electricity produced by a living organism.
2Electricity generated by the combustion of biomass.
1920s. From bio- + electricity. Compare earlier bioelectric, bioelectrical.
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.