Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The priority of one eye over the other as regards preference of use or acuity of vision.
- ‘Each eye's input occupies regions that form curving, branching ocular dominance stripes, each about 0.3 mm wide, running across the middle layers of the cortex.’
- ‘This could generate discrete regions of cortical cells that respond only to one eye or the other, and so form the ocular dominance columns.’
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.