Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thin layer of grey matter in each cerebral hemisphere between the lentiform nucleus and the insula.
- ‘On each side, the ventral aspect of the claustrum and the subdivisions of the lentiform nucleus (putamen, medial and lateral parts of globus pallidus) are seen lateral to the optic tracts.’
Mid 19th century: Latin, literally ‘lock, enclosed place’.
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.