Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She jumped, shrieking as she quickly swung around to face her addresser.’
- ‘Some languages, such as Japanese, have elaborate systems of pronouns to mark the relationship between addresser and addressee.’
- ‘Poetry then embraces the failure of communication in terms of masses, but not between individual readers and writers, addressees and addressers.’
- ‘More specifically, it examines ‘how addressers construct linguistic messages for addressees and how addressees work on linguistic messages in order to interpret them.’’
- ‘The directedness of the relation between addresser and addressee arose with regard to oral and written communication and can be expected to reemerge with electronic communication.’
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.