Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A vaccine or vaccination:‘the flu vax’
- ‘The vaxes are essentially viral antigens, so they are basically infecting you, albeit at a low intensity.’
- ‘Traditional vaxes must be kept cold and don't always trigger a sufficient immune response.’
- ‘We definitely need better flu vax especially for older patients.’
- ‘Did we have a terrible time deciding if John should receive a vax, and if so which one? Horrible time.’
- ‘Spreading misinformation about vaccines (even if you're just criticizing vax schedules) might not seem like a big deal, but it is a very big, life-and-death deal.’
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.