Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thin sheet of latex used by dentists to isolate a tooth being worked on, or as a prophylactic device during cunnilingus and anilingus.
- ‘One form of dental dam barrier is a thin sheet of latex that dentists call a ‘rubber dam.’’
- ‘Apply Paint-on Dental Dam to gingiva to isolate gums around selected teeth.’
- ‘This super soft, value-priced premium dental dam is available in 6 different colours in thin, medium or heavy gauge.’
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.