Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An advertisement placed in a newspaper or magazine by telephone.
- ‘Going by the countless tele-ads that puncture them, it does not need any extraordinary wisdom to perceive that they lure the youth into conspicuous consumption.’
- ‘This ‘word-of-mouth’ advertising is what the big TV advertisers most fear: your product endorsement to your friends actually carries much more clout than an expensive tele-ad.’
- ‘June had worked in the advertising department at the newspaper for more than 40 years, working in the reception and tele-ads before becoming tele-ads supervisor.’
- ‘But a tele-ad girl checked with the race secretary and learned that the event will definitely go ahead this Saturday.’
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.