Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The science of breeding animals and plants.
- ‘The main courses include zoonomy and biochemistry; animal genetic thremmatology; animal reproduction; animal production; nutrition and feeding; as well as prevention and cure of animal disease.’
Late 19th century: from Greek thremma, thremmat- nursling + -logy.
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.