Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A feminine rhyme involving one stressed and two unstressed syllables in each rhyming line.
- ‘Hidden rhymes may be single, double or triple rhymes in just the same way as whole word rhymes.’
- ‘Feminine rhyme isn't necessarily associated with comic effect, although triple rhyme is.’
- ‘If you are rhyming words such as ‘happiness’ and ‘sappiness,’ you are using what is known as a triple rhyme.’
- ‘In any case, the poem turns out to be a variant of terza rima, with triple rhyme and three lines per stanza, but unorthodox in its positioning of rhymes.’
- ‘The triple rhyme is often used for a humorous effect.’
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.