Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
usually in names A scientific museum or similar center where visitors have the opportunity to handle exhibits, perform prearranged experiments, etc.
- ‘Visit a hall of science, museum of science, zoo, aquarium, exploratorium and planetarium.’
1960s: coined by Frank Oppenheimer (1912–85), director of the San Francisco Exploratorium, from exploration + -orium.
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.