Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- systematic chemical name for acrylic acid
- ‘Urocanic acid, imidazole propenoic acid, is a metabolic product of histidine, which accumulates in skin and is excreted in sweat.’
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.