Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to the psychotherapeutic theories of Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich (1897–1957), who theorized that sexual repression is the source of all human neuroses and irrational behavior.‘he also taught me a kind of Reichian emotional release work, banging pillows and screaming at the top of my lungs’
- ‘The technique greatly increases the thoroughness and ease of the Reichian techniques and adds other psychological improvements.’
- ‘As an adult recovering from a breakdown and aided by a Reichian analysis that ‘rebirthed ‘him, he discovered that eclecticism and openness were the way forward.’’
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.