Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Like a crab.
- ‘The oxyrhynchous characteristics are minimised by this adoption of this cancroid form, and meticulous examination of even the adult brings the status of the species as a parthenopid into doubt.’
(of a growth) resembling cancer.
- ‘Medication suppressed the cancroid growth if its dose contained 15 millions of desolated trypanosomes.’
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.