Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small painless swelling just above the fetlock of a horse, caused by inflammation of the tendon sheath.
- ‘In general windgalls are more common in heavy horses with more upright conformation.’
- ‘The Native breeds seem to cope better than the more finely bred types, where windgalls may appear.’
- ‘Although usually benign, windgalls should be regarded with suspicion in the presence of lameness.’
- ‘Many horses have windgalls and they are not usually considered a problem, but it does sound as if your horse's windgall is abnormally swollen.’
- ‘The extracts provided for problems of the windgall and fetlock are mixed to make up 200 ml of an oil based treatment.’
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.