Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slip of the pen.
error, mistake, miscalculation, fallacy, slip, oversight, fault, blunder, gaffe, defect, flawView synonyms
- ‘T for F is not a very likely lapsus calami, despite the touch-typing affinity of T and F, but it's a very common OCR error.’
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.