Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for auditory
- ‘A smiling Shawn Endirgo made his way down the stairs, the click of his cane echoing on each step he took, like an audile marker.’
- ‘In Ramus this progression is not as prominent and we find a more clear-cut distinction between the visile and audile worlds.’
Late 19th century: formed irregularly from Latin audire ‘hear’, on the pattern of tactile.
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.