Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Pneumonia complicated with pleurisy.
- ‘Pleuropneumonia is a major disease in the Australian pig industry.’
- ‘Two organisms have been reported as the causative agents for contagious caprine pleuropneumonia.’
- ‘Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia is probably the most important disease threatening cattle production in Africa.’
- ‘After the 1903 drought, cattle diseases such as pleuropneumonia and rinderpest followed behind a disguised increase in tax rates for rural Africans.’
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.