Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A method of market research in which a subject is given reminders or cues in order to evaluate how well the information contained in an advertisement, programme, etc., has been assimilated.
1930s; earliest use found in National Marketing Review.
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.