Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A drug which is an alkylating agent with a destructive effect on bone marrow, used especially in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia and in the preparation of patients for bone marrow transplantation.Related Myleran
1950s; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal. From bu- + sulf-, elements of the chemical name + -an.
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.