Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[treated as singular] The study of the aesthetic properties of speech sound, in particular the study of sound sequences, as in phonaesthesia.
- ‘A few studies of phonaesthetics are well-known for the cleverness of their design and the nebulosity of their results.’
- ‘They tend to come under an area of linguistics called phonaesthetics which deals with sounds and our preferences for them.’
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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.