Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1801–58), German anatomist and zoologist. He was a pioneer of comparative and microscopical methods in biology. His investigations included the physiology of respiration, the nervous and sensory systems, and the glandular system, as well as a method for the classification of marine animals.
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.