Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of a theory or approach in the teaching of foreign languages: based on a system of drills in which the student repeats or adapts model sentences delivered orally or played aloud by the teacher.
1950s; earliest use found in Naugatuck (Connecticut) Daily News. From audio- + -lingual.
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.