Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A room in a hospital set aside for childbirth.
- ‘We model multidisciplinary teamwork and compassion during the actual care of patients in labor wards and in the operating room.’
- ‘It may come as a shock to a lot of women that food and drink are discouraged or not allowed in the labor wards of the modern maternity hospital.’
- ‘The Guidelines are meant for resident doctors working in the receiving room and the labor ward.’
- ‘The day before, I had stopped by the labor ward to drop off some forms.’
- ‘Most of them became change activists, within their labor wards and without.’
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.