Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person in their teens or twenties who has an aptitude for computers and the Internet.
- ‘There's a race on to win the minds of the screenager and Messrs Sony, Sega and Nintendo have been given a huge head start.’
- ‘It's about how screenagers see the world through communications technology, and all that kind of thing.’
- ‘Anyone who thought the personal computer, with its dull, office-furniture styling, was going to be the device to open up the online world to screenagers needs to think again.’
- ‘Clever games designers have worked out exactly how to push the buttons of screenagers in the way other media have failed to do.’
1990s: blend of screen and teenager.
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.