Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An abnormal condition in which signs of pregnancy such as amenorrhea, nausea, and abdominal swelling are present in a woman who is not pregnant.
- ‘Psychologists believe that women who experience false pregnancy have an extremely strong desire to be pregnant and experience the process of pregnancy.’
- ‘Coming up to the ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy, I was told it was a Blighted Ovum, better known as a false pregnancy, where it's only the sac growing, with no fetus in it.’
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.