Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of two parasitic nematode worms that affect the eyes of mammals.
- ‘The nematode eye worm, Thelazia sp. is transmitted to horses and cattle by the face fly.’
- ‘The eye worm lays eggs on the surface of the eye.’
- ‘An eye worm of the genus Thelazia was first reported in the United States in 1930.’
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.