Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An inorganic mineral substance produced by a living organism, typically forming hard supporting structures such as bone, shell, and coral; a biogenic mineral.
1970s; earliest use found in Acta Crystallographica. From bio- + mineral.
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.