Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The process whereby the form of a word changes as a result of its position in an utterance (e.g., the change from a to an before a vowel)
- ‘Among the elements of language she liked to reduce to essentials were the compounds produced by collision or transformation in sandhi.’
- ‘Chinese has tone sandhis whereas English tones are not lexical but attitudinal and modal.’
From Sanskrit saṃdhi putting together.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.