Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting sets of speech sounds that are produced using the same vocal organs, e.g. p, b, and m.
- ‘If a stop is shortly followed by a homorganic fricative, or vice versa, the calculation will be slightly wrong.’
- ‘For example [p b], [t n], [k, x] are all homorganic pairs of sounds.’
- ‘The loss of dental [d] is analogous to the loss of labial [b] in that both occurred in homorganic clusters, although the loss of the dental is less systematic.’
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.