Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A similarity between words in spelling but not in pronunciation, for example love and move.
- ‘Sound/wound: is this a full sonic rhyme or an eye rhyme?’
- ‘Many older English poems contain rhymes that were originally true or full rhymes, but as read by modern readers are now eye rhymes.’
- ‘Thus, an eye rhyme is just a traditional rhyme in which the past identity on which the rhyme is based is preserved in the spelling.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.