Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Articulate (a speech sound) with constriction of the pharynx.
- ‘I've tried and subsequently failed to velarise, uvularise, & pharyngealise those sounds.’
- ‘But when you pharyngealise [A] (or [a]), you get a narrowing in the throat (instead of at a (labio-)palatal or a labio-velar one), of course.’
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.