Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A definition that describes something in terms of its properties, in order to distinguish it from other things, but without describing its underlying structure or ‘essence’.
- ‘One can hope to agree on at least a nominal definition of religion but not of Christianity.’
- ‘A definition of emotion is a nominal definition.’
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.