Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fibre-optic device for viewing inaccessible internal structures, especially in the human body.
- ‘Specialists from Tokyo's fire department located the three through advanced instruments including fiberscopes.’
- ‘BAL was carried out according to a standard protocol using an Olympus type 30 fiberscope (Olympus; Tokyo, Japan).’
- ‘He published his results on a ‘flexible fibrescope’ in Nature, January 1954.’
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.