Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The absence of a clear-cut boundary between one category and another, for example between cup and mug in semantics.
- ‘We argue that gradience is an inherent feature of language representation, processing, and learning, and that natural language exhibits all degrees of gradience.’
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.