Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A word of four syllables.
- ‘‘One is monosyllabic, the other tetrasyllable,’ Spindrift begins.’
- ‘Banville has likewise tried his hand at short strophes composed entirely of tetrasyllables, as have also Richepin and Verlaine.’
- ‘Since the "Pater noster" text contains no penult-accented tetrasyllables, only results for antepenult-accented tetrasyllables can be presented, which Figure 22 does.’
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.