Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Helene got him a topflight classical guitar teacher, who found the boy stubbornly autodidactic.’
- ‘In her lifetime she noted that her work highlighted the unfortunate divide between autodidactic and certified professional therapy.’
- ‘‘The autodidactic element was one of the identifying characteristics of the New Swiss film, both for filmmakers and technicians’.’
- ‘Those of us who are autodidactic don't learn from one source.’
- ‘Her instruments inspired the formation of the local senior citizens' gourd band, whose music testifies to the unbounded nature of autodidactic innovation.’
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.