Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small planetlike body orbiting the sun in the region of the Kuiper belt and in resonance with Neptune.
- ‘Pluto and its ensemble of siblings called Plutinos cross Neptune's path around the Sun.’
- ‘It's a plutino -- an object that orbits the Sun in the same amount of time as Pluto, but is too small to be called a planet.’
1990s: from the name of Pluto (because of a similar orbit) + the Italian diminutive suffix -ino.
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.