Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A non-volatile oil of animal or plant origin.
- ‘Essences are soluble in alcohol, ether and fixed oils.’
- ‘An essential part of some carrier substances are the fixed oils and waxes.’
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.