Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic term for radon
- ‘In 1921 Margaret Uhlig suggested that radium emanation, later known as Rn, may be the cause of the lung cancers.’
- ‘By 1900, Friedrich Dorn discovered the isotope radon - 222 and called it radium emanation (Em).’
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.