Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A unit of sound from which all variants of a morpheme can be derived or predicted by rule.
- ‘This tendency of leaving out the morphophoneme " t’ becomes more and more common.’
- ‘Stress has its own tier, and I will identify this feature specifically, since stress will determine the choice of the morphophoneme.’
- ‘They are complementary, since for each environment of the unit, its morphophonemes indicate the segments in the corresponding parts of that member of the morpheme which occurs in that environment.’
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.