Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The set of permanent teeth that replace the milk teeth in humans and other mammals.
- ‘She's much bigger than seven now and even has all her second teeth.’
- ‘She was 8 when the accident happened, so they were her second teeth.’
- ‘Without baby teeth to guide them into place, her second teeth may emerge in the wrong order or position.’
- ‘Just as you get second teeth as a child, so you can get new perception, and thus a new life.’
- ‘And now the youngster faces years waiting for his second teeth to grow, eating only soft foods which won't damage his gums.’
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.