Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Here are a few metrically representative lines from one of the first popular raps.’
- ‘(Reece's ghazals are spiritually but not metrically linked to that form).’
- ‘The group then uses this metrically ambiguous unit as a hinge between the first and second main sections.’
- ‘I admire greatly your own translations from a wide variety of European writers: these seem to free you up metrically in certain ways, and also allow more demonstrative rhetorical gestures than you generally permit in your own writing.’
- ‘Here she breaks what is actually a metrically regular dactylic line so that the beat is undermined and countered by the line breaks: a subtle disorienting of form and expectation.’
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.