Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1897–1941), US linguist and insurance worker, known for his contribution to the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. A student of linguistics in his spare time, Whorf studied Hopi and other American Indian languages and attended Edward Sapir's courses at Yale.
Whorf, Benjamin Lee/(h)wôrf/
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.