Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The slow and erratic, real or apparent, movement of the earth's rotational or magnetic poles relative to the continents throughout geological time, due largely to continental drift.
- ‘The significance of the results that were then materializing soon became known, and ‘polar wandering’ became a new topic of relevance to the general debate on continental drift.’
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.