Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
treated as singular The branch of linguistics concerned with the relations between linguistic and cultural behaviour.
- ‘His interests include ethnolinguistics and language acquisition in bilingual children.’
- ‘The results of this project will contribute essentially to the study of ethnolinguistics and to the description of some endangered languages and dialects.’
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.