Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slip of the tongue.
error, mistake, miscalculation, fallacy, slip, oversight, fault, blunder, gaffe, defect, flawView synonyms
- ‘As Sigmund Freud reminds us, the lapsus linguae is, like the dream, a royal road to the unconscious.’
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.