Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Tuberculosis affecting cattle, which is typically caused by Mycobacterium bovis; (in later use also) disease in any species caused by this bacterium.
Mid 19th century. After French tuberculose bovine.
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.