Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Tending to convey a favorable impression when reported by the media, especially by television.‘the mediagenic politician’
- ‘I'll just try to paint the most trenchant, funny, mediagenic sign I can.’
- ‘He attributes Malkin's success in drawing uncritical attention from the major media to two things: her saying something contrarian about a matter of current interest, and her being mediagenic.’
- ‘But the mediagenic Campbell was well-known to his neighbors in the 15th, who didn't buy the Democratic campaign argument that he would be a ‘Gingrich clone.’’
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.