Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting or relating to medical treatment by means of electric shocks:‘electroshock therapy’
- ‘They used this technique successfully on dogs and in April 1938, they applied electroshock to their first human patient.’
- ‘Electroshock therapy is used for treatment of depression and manic depression.’
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.