Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Self-perceiving, self-knowing; (now chiefly Psychology) designating consciousness of something personally experienced.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research. From auto- + ancient Greek νοητικός perceptive; compare Byzantine Greek αὐτονόητος purely conceptual.
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.