Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
adhesive, glue, fixative, gum, paste, bonding, binder, sealer, sealant
superglue, epoxy resin
North American mucilage
North American informal stickum
1‘he cemented the rock sample to a microscope slide’
stick, bond, join, connect
fasten, fix, affix, attach, secure, bind, glue, gum, paste, fuse, weld, solder
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.