Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of an approach to language teaching: providing an opportunity for students to listen and respond, typically through the use of audio equipment in a language laboratory; (of such equipment) that allows the student to hear his or her own voice clearly by means of electronic amplification.
1950s; earliest use found in The French Review. From audio + active.
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.