Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Group discussion regarding the assigning of responsibility for a failure or mistake:[as modifier] ‘each Friday, our days were filled with blamestorming sessions’
- ‘When we are faced with problems, we tend to analyze them and once we start doing that, we naturally slide into blamestorming.’
- ‘Where does all this blamestorming leave us in the current situation?’
1990s: on the pattern of brainstorming.
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.