Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for destructive distillation
- ‘During the nineteenth century ammonia was produced, rather inefficiently, by the dry distillation of coal.’
- ‘However, the environmental load in incineration is so high that recently dry distillation has been employed as the treatment of organic solid waste.’
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.