Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The normal tendency for one side of the brain to control particular functions, such as handedness and speech.
- ‘Cowritten with Albert M. Galaburda, it presents his bold theory of left-handedness and brain development, exploring as no other current study has done the biology behind cerebral dominance or the specialization of the left and right sides of the brain for different functions.’
- ‘Significantly, in the handedness-discordant twin pairs, 7 of the 13 LH twins developed right cerebral dominance.’
- ‘Following the early studies in cerebral dominance, these researchers and many others continued to expand the research frontier in stuttering, turning to investigations of that included.’
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.