Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A secret language formed from English by transferring the initial consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word and adding a vocalic syllable (usually /eɪ/): so igpay atinlay.
- ‘This is one where she sings ‘We're in the Money’ in pig Latin.’
- ‘You've practiced your lines so many times you could say them backward… in pig Latin… while juggling kiwis.’
- ‘And she didn't even include the pig Latin she picked up serving as an elementary school crossing guard.’
- ‘Yes, it is amazing that someone can be inept at speaking pig Latin, but I am.’
- ‘It's like pig Latin, trying to figure out what he's trying to say.’
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.