Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The rhyme exemplified by homonyms, such as bear/bare or wear/where.
2Rhyme in which different consonants are followed by identical vowel and consonant sounds, such as in moon and June.
- ‘Who else could convince us that the perfect rhyme for ‘girlies ‘is ‘earlies‘?’
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.