Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Sell or attempt to sell a product under the guise of conducting market research:‘a market researcher claims the firm is sugging’
- ‘I was a victim of sugging the other day when a foreign call centre gave me every impression it was conducting market research about attitudes to tax.’
- ‘It's not just unethical practices like "push-polling" and "sugging" that influence survey respondents.’
- ‘This practice, along with continued ‘sugging’ and ‘frugging,’ accelerates the tend, as Democratic pollster Mark Melman observed in a 1996 interview with John Nielson broadcast on National Public Radio's ‘All Things Considered.’’
1980s: acronym from sell under the guise.
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.