Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A finger-like protuberance or division.
- ‘The axons from the fifth cervical nerve supply the first digitation and the sixth and seventh supply the remainder of the muscle mass.’
- ‘The most advanced is suppressed as a synonym of Perrinites, based on the general features of conch form and suture, especially the digitation of the prongs and median saddle of the primary ventral lobe.’
- ‘Occasionally, a digitation of bone from the calcaneus to the Achilles tendon is radiographically evident and is associated with retrocalcaneal bursitis.’
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.