Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of or relating to both biology and inorganic chemistry; specifically designating biochemical compounds containing metal atoms (as haemoglobin, chlorophyll, etc.) and the branch of chemistry concerned with such compounds.
1970s; earliest use found in Science. From bio- + inorganic.
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.