Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(with reference to a tubular or pouch-shaped organ or structure) turn or be turned inside out:[no object] ‘the sacs evaginate and come to lie externally’turn inside outView synonyms
Mid 17th century: from Latin evaginat- unsheathed, from the verb evaginare, from e- (variant of ex-) out of + vagina sheath.
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.