Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a speech sound) produced using the normal outward-flowing airstream.Compare with ingressive
- ‘Pulmonic egressive sounds are found in all human languages.’
- ‘We examine how movement patterns are modified when speakers change from an egressive to ingressive airstream.’
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.