Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Information or evidence that is based on personal experience or observation rather than systematic research or analysis:‘this is just anecdata, so I was pleased to find a paper that adds some rigour to my reflections’‘your anecdata does not trump the science’
1980s: blend of anecdotal and data.
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.