Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
With singular concord. A division of biology concerned with the study of systems that are at rest or in equilibrium (as opposed to being in movement) or of structure as related to function.
Mid 19th century. From bio- + statics. Compare later biostatic.
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.