Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Jargon or technical terms used in psychology.
- ‘Wood brings the analytic mind of a psychologist to his book without the cluttering style of academic psychologese which undergraduates generally abhor.’
- ‘To get your degree you have to write in psychologese, which means never using a single-syllable word when a multi-syllable one will do.’
- ‘So, just because Pierce can talk "psychologese" does not make him a credible theorist on liberal behavior.’
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.