Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The statistical analysis of variations in literary style between one writer or genre and another.
- ‘Thanks for demonstrating that literary stylometry has progressed far beyond intuition and type-token ratios.’
- ‘There will always be some authorship questions that stylometry can't touch.’
- ‘Binongo's paper appeared in the spring issue of the journal Chance, in a special issue on stylometry - the science of measuring literary style.’
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.