Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1873–1961), US pharmacologist and physiologist, born in Germany. He showed that a chemical neurotransmitter (acetylcholine) is produced at the junction of a parasympathetic nerve and a muscle. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1936), shared with Sir Henry Dale.
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.