Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Indicating viewing, observation, or examination, typically with an instrument having a name ending in -scope.‘endoscopy’‘microscopy’
From Greek skopia ‘observation’, from skopein ‘examine, look at’.
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.