Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Apparently, the staff wanted the program to be attractive visually as well as aurally.’
- ‘She had helped slow learners, schizophrenic adults, people who were visually and aurally impaired, and children with autism and cerebral palsy.’
- ‘The results reveal that children who were good at comprehending materials presented via TV were also good at comprehending materials presented aurally.’
- ‘One is the recency effect, which can occur when questions are presented aurally, and respondents, lacking sufficient time to process all responses and place them in long-term memory, select the last response offered.’
- ‘The opportunity to have information introduced aurally, visually and kinesthetically can increase the possibility that students will understand and remember information.’
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.