Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It may be, as Roman Jakobson believed, that its virtue lies in its power to protect us from ‘automatisation, from the rust threatening our formulae of love and hatred, of revolt and renunciation, of faith and negation’.’
- ‘They suggest that the automatization of cognitive skills is characterized by a reduction of the demands placed on cognitive resources and, in particular, on attentional and working memory capacities.’
- ‘It is this process of automatization that explains the laws of our prose speech with its fragmentary phrases and half-articulated words.’
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.