Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1In nouns denoting geometric solids having a specified number of plane faces.‘decahedron’
- 1.1 Denoting geometric solids having faces of a specified shape.‘rhombohedron’
- 1.1 Denoting geometric solids having faces of a specified shape.
From Greek hedra ‘seat, base’.
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.