Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The bootstrapping from nowhere sounds like wishful thinking to me.’
- ‘He seems to think that there are a number of forces at work: poor parenting, low aspirations, a lack of bootstrapping.’
- ‘If there was ever a textbook case of bootstrapping, this is it.’
- ‘How much did his restlessness, his personal bootstrapping, influence the entrepreneurialism of the age?’
- ‘In thinking about how bootstrapping might work, we are led to a fuller appreciation of the role of language in supporting the cultural transmission of knowledge.’
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.