Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A class of linguistic forms with grammatical or syntactic features in common; a part of speech or subset of a part of speech.
- ‘The notional definition of a noun does not cover such words as action, existence, happiness, temperature that belong to the noun form class on formal criteria.’
- ‘You'll also find that linguistic grammar talks about form and function, structure and form classes.’
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.