Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An anthelmintic medicine.
- ‘In tropical folk medicine, the fresh latex is smeared on boils, warts and freckles and given as a vermifuge.’
- ‘For instance, rectally administered tobacco infusions proved an effective vermifuge in sixteenth-century Europe.’
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.