Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The use of biological (typically cellular or enzymatic) processes to affect desired physical or chemical changes, especially in various industrial applications; (also) the processing of organic or inorganic materials (coal, minerals, etc.) using microbiological methods.
1960s; earliest use found in BioScience.
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.