Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A largely obsolete system of electrical units derived primarily from the magnetic properties of electric currents.
- ‘Electromagnetic units were established in the centimeter-gram-second system.’
- ‘The electromagnetic unit of charge follows directly from the electromagnetic unit of current.’
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.