Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cavity in a nuclear reactor designed to permit the placing of living organisms near the core in order to test the biological effects of radiation.
1950s; earliest use found in Glossary Terms Nuclear Science.
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.