Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The practice of using a computer at work for tasks or activities that are not related to one's job.‘most employers tolerate a certain amount of multislacking’
- ‘I'm the king of multislacking.’
- ‘And a growing body of evidence suggests that multitasking can easily turn into multislacking.’
Multi- + slacking ‘working slowly or lazily’, on the pattern of multitasking.
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.