Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A leukaemic disease of animals, especially one of a group of malignant viral diseases of poultry or cattle.
- ‘Are cows which provide colostrum for your calves tested for bovine leukosis?’
- ‘Scientists have been able to transmit the causative agent of acute leukosis (Marek's disease) in chickens with this beetle.’
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.