Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Emit stomach gas noisily through the mouth; belch.
- ‘Take care not to chew on both sides, and not to eruct in anybody's presence.’
- ‘The ability to gulp and eruct air and to shape a. pseudolarynx is dependent on the retaining of pharyngo-oesophageal function’
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.