Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A form of sign language using the fingers to spell out words.
- ‘These magnets help one to learn the Manual Finger Alphabet, the basis for all sign language.’
- ‘The animation is demonstrated using a simple application, which interprets text using the international finger alphabet.’
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.