Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A form of shorthand using the letters of the alphabet.
- ‘But who wants to spend months learning traditional speedwriting and shorthand?’
- ‘The purpose of the notes is to show that speedwriting based on Forkner transcription is a very flexible, fun, fast way to learn speedwriting.’
- ‘A cheap kitchen timer works well for speedwriting as it will signal you when your time is up.’
- ‘Check with booksellers or college campus bookstores and see what they have on abbreviated note taking skills or speedwriting.’
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.