Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The transformation of news, literature, etc., into a popularized, lurid, and sensational form.‘the tabloidization of mainstream media’
- ‘The tabloidization of killers does have a social purpose.’
- ‘The progressive tabloidisation of British radio that these novels reflect - true even at the BBC - raises the prospect that radio in this country will eventually be captured by the hard right, as has happened in the US.’
- ‘The tabloidization of newspapers is a global phenomenon.’
- ‘Competition between media outlets is driving these stories as well - there has been an undoubted tabloidisation of the mainstream media in the past two decades.’
- ‘This will herald the full tabloidisation of all the broadsheets within the next few years.’
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.