Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The set of relationships among words having the same reference within a text, contributing to textual cohesion; anaphora and cataphora.Compare with exophora
- ‘Conversely, endophora, is the act of reference to some item from within the text itself.’
Late 20th century: from endo- ‘within’, on the pattern of anaphora.
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.