Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1866–1927), English physiologist and founder of the science of endocrinology. He demonstrated the existence of peristalsis, and coined the term hormone for the substance secreted by the pancreas which stimulates the secretion of digestive juices.
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.