Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An uncommon condition in which the heart and other organs of the body are transposed through the sagittal plane to lie on the opposite (left or right) side from the usual.
Late 19th century: from Latin situs inversus viscerum ‘inverted placing of the internal organs’.
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.