Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The English language as spoken and written in Canada and the US.See also American English
- ‘In nearly all varieties of North American English, /t/, /d/ and /n/ turn into a short tongue-tip tap when they precede a vowel and are not in the onset of a stressed syllable.’
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.