Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A unit used in quantifying the casualties of nuclear war, equal to the deaths of one million people.‘even in an era conditioned to megadeaths, the thought of hundreds of thousands of babies dying could not go unchallenged’
- ‘We're talking megadeaths, if not outright extinction!’
- ‘Dr. Caldicott retreated to the outback, but she left a legacy of tremendous mass awareness about the threat of nuke megadeath and planetcide.’
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.