Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for signifier
- ‘I have retained the terms 'signified and 'signified' rather than use Harris's translation of signifiant as 'signal' and signifie as 'signification'.’
- ‘Something can only be called a sign when it is possible to distinguish in it a signifiant and a signifie.’
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.