Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Minimum lethal dose:‘the MLD of toxin is the smallest amount which will kill a guinea pig within four to five days’
2Moderate learning difficulties:[as modifier] ‘a school for MLD pupils’
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.