Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A personal computer:‘you can download the software on to your PC’
1British A police constable:‘PC Bartholomew made his report’police officer, policeman, policewoman, pc, wpc, officer of the law, detective, dcView synonyms
2Politically correct; political correctness:‘PC language’progressive, advanced, modern, forward-looking, forward-thinking, progressivist, go-ahead, enlightened, reformist, radicalView synonyms
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.