Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Conversation on a mobile phone that is overheard by people nearby.‘I was alternately amused and annoyed by the secondhand speech in the waiting room’
- ‘My favorite description of a growing annoyance is secondhand speech, ''the cellphone equivalent of secondhand smoke.''’
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.