Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A malformation which restricts the movement of the tongue and causes a speech impediment.
- ‘In the past, it was common for doctors to treat tongue tie by cutting the frenulum, a minor surgical procedure.’
- ‘Once she established the tongue tie, she gave him a pacifier dipped in sugar water, grabbed his tongue with a some gauze, injected just a bit of lidocaine, then snipped it.’
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.