Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A chart or record of the electrical activity of the brain made using electrodes in direct contact with it.
- ‘We studied the effect of inhaled anesthetic agents on the electrocorticogram (ECoG) in four epileptic patients.’
- ‘High-frequency components of the rat electrocorticogram are modulated by the vigilance states.’
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.