Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in some reptiles and lower vertebrates) an eyelike structure on the top of the head, covered by almost transparent skin and derived from or linked to the pineal body.
- ‘A pineal eye was present, although not usually open to the surface.’
- ‘Researchers at the University of Maryland have found that larval blind cavefish retain a functioning pineal eye that is capable of detecting light.’
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.