Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The characteristic flavour of bottom quarks and bottom antiquarks that distinguishes them from other particles. Also: a quantum number expressing the value of this flavour for a quark or a particle composed of quarks.
1970s; earliest use found in Science. From bottom + -ness.
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.