Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person of Latin American origin or descent (used as a gender-neutral or non-binary alternative to Latino or Latina:‘the books share stories of the civil rights struggle for African Americans, Latinxs, and LGBTQ people’‘a career network for Latinx who are looking for jobs’
Relating to people of Latin American origin or descent (used as a gender-neutral or non-binary alternative to Latino or Latina):‘a unique Latinx perspective that other shows don't really capture’‘Latinx students’
Early 21st century: American Spanish, alteration of Latino or Latina with -x replacing the masculine -o and feminine -a endings; perhaps influenced by Mx.
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.