Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lexical set of semantically related items, for example verbs of perception.
- ‘This prediction follows from the idea that spontaneous chain-linkages are generated between semantically related elements, within and across semantic fields.’
- ‘Not acknowledging the self-absorption in works that ‘rhyme’ falsifies our account of the semiotic and semantic fields created by literary rules and hypotheses.’
- ‘This semantic field reveals an emic understanding of blindness, which involves the importance of everything visual in ancient Mediterranean culture.’
- ‘These semantic parameters instantiate nonlocal connections between distant semantic fields and create a complex web of mutual influences.’
- ‘Borrowing from English, however, is threatening to disrupt the unity of a great many semantic fields which are linked by these metaphors.’
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.