Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thin transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humour of the eye.
- ‘The vitreous body is encased in a clear hyaloid membrane akin to the outer membrane seen in the white of an egg.’
- ‘The needle knife is drawn back through the membrane (and, if the surgeon desires, through the anterior hyaloid membrane beneath it), cutting it open.’
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.