Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The theory or practice of teaching foreign languages through a system of drills, in which model sentences are read or played aloud, and the student is expected to respond either by repeating or adapting these.Related audio-lingualist
1960s; earliest use found in Hispania. From audio-lingual + -ism.
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.