Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Combined or impregnated with phosphorus.
- ‘Phosphorated oil stored in half-filled bottles yields a yellow amorphous deposit.’
- ‘Nineteen samples of various oils and oil blends, employed in the human diet, were analysed for the presence of phosphorated plasticizers and chloroparaffins.’
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.