Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The respiratory system of an animal, or part of this.
2Equipment that enables breathing in airless or toxic environments, as in diving, mining, firefighting, etc.
3Equipment that maintains respiration in cases of respiratory damage or failure.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.
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.