Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1873–1964), Swedish biochemist; born in Germany; full name Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin. He worked mainly on enzymes and vitamins and explained the role of enzymes in the alcoholic fermentation of sugar. He shared the 1929 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Arthur Harden (1865–1940)
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.