Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It will be essential reading for scholars interested in antonymy and corpus linguistics.’
- ‘Fresh, empirical statements are made about antonymy, and over 350 authentic examples of ‘opposites’ are recorded and analysed.’
- ‘Having identified the discourse functions of antonymy in adult writing and speech, I'm now examining children's language to discover how and when ‘opposites’ are first learnt.’
- ‘We have relations of meaning such as synonymy and antonymy, polysemy and homonymy, ways of organizing the vocabulary.’
- ‘These links of similarity or contrast (antonymy) create lexical cohesion in a text.’
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.