Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A commercial website through which a range of goods may be purchased; a virtual shopping mall on the Internet.
- ‘To help fulfill that goal, the company launched a cybermall in May, 2000.’
- ‘Rakuten, meanwhile, has a larger stock-trading arm, runs Japan's No. 1 cybermall, and gets roughly twice Livedoor's traffic.’
- ‘The cybermall has been infiltrated by protesters, social commentators and other smart-arses.’
- ‘You'll find more women-specific E-cards at Lesbian Shopper, http://www.lesbianshopper.com, a super cybermall with lesbian-centric books, music, and jewelry.’
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.