Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in nontechnical use) the variety of English spoken in the greater part of the US, particularly with reference to the lack of regional characteristics.
- ‘I'll have more to say about how it differs from General American and other English accents in this section.’
- ‘So the midwestern dialect, which General American is closest to, really grew out of the midwestern accent.’
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.