Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Originally: the scientific study of functions found exclusively in living organisms (now rare or disused). In later use: (Psychology) the study of emotion, mental functioning, and behaviour in terms of biology and physiology.
Late 19th century. From bio- + physiology.
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.