Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The study of how interacting social and biological factors influence human behaviour; specifically a branch of study which uses knowledge or methods from the life sciences to analyse and interpret social behaviour.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in State Hospitals Bulletin. From bio- + sociology, probably originally after French bio-sociologie.
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.