Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A form of leishmaniasis occurring in Asia and Africa, causing open ulcers.
- ‘After the malaria problems were cleared up, discoveries of other protozoan diseases followed in quick succession: dum dum fever, oriental sore and allied diseases of the far east.’
- ‘The clinical features of 21 smear positive cases of oriental sore from Jodhpur district studied during a period of 1 year have been described.’
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.