Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Having parts arranged in groups of eight.
- ‘Being octocorallians, they have polyps that show an octamerous or eight-fold symmetry.’
- 1.1 Consisting of eight joints or parts.
- ‘He found what seemed to be an octamerous arrangement combined to a certain extent with hexamerism.’
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.