Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ulcer or eruption occurring on a mucus-secreting surface such as the inside of the mouth.
- ‘An enanthema may be noted, and vesicles may evolve to shallow erosions, primarily on the palate.’
Mid 19th century: from en- ‘within’ + a shortened form of exanthema.
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.