Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The inhibiting effect of fatigue or boredom on the response to a stimulus and ability to learn.
- ‘The relationship of reactive inhibition to test performance and to achievement in reading, spelling, and handwriting was studied.’
- ‘An experiment manipulating levels of reactive inhibition gave support to our view.’
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.