Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fluid-filled structure in the mammalian ovary within which an ovum develops before ovulation.
- ‘For some unexplained reason normally only one follicle becomes more successful than the others and towards mid-cycle this dominant Graafian follicle rises to the surface of the ovay.’
Mid 19th century: named after R. de Graaf (1641–73), Dutch anatomist.
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.