Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The left hemisphere gets involved when stimuli and patterns are familiar and serves to establish automaticity of the task.’
- ‘These children are able to produce legible handwriting but they do not achieve automaticity of handwriting.’
- ‘Practice results in automaticity so the student doesn't have to ‘think’ about using the strategy.’
- ‘Stolz's research looks into the cognitive processes that control attention and automaticity.’
- ‘According to the theory of automaticity, good readers decode text automatically, so they are able to focus more attention to the message that is being conveyed through the text.’
- ‘It is well understood that these skills are critical to future performance and that systematic practice is required to master them to the desired levels of automaticity and fluency.’
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.