Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Surgery using a high-frequency electric current to heat and so cut tissue with great precision.
- ‘Our electrosurgery unit creates a controllable low power electrical current between an electrode and a plate held against the skin.’
- ‘The purposes of electrosurgery are to destroy benign and malignant lesions, control bleeding, and cut or excise tissue.’
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.