Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An instrument used to examine the skull and brain by means of reflected ultrasonic waves as part of a painless and noninvasive procedure.
- ‘This echoencephalograph applies an ultrasonic pulse to the patient's head; the pulse travels to a predetermined structure and is partially reflected as an echo pulse.’
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.