Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The 32-year-old rugby star from Stirling suffered years of misery at school because of dyslexia, or word blindness, which some experts believe affects up to one in six people.’
- ‘Back in Bradford she tutored groups of children after work in a bid to find a ‘cure’ for the word blindness.’
- ‘When they mentioned the word blindness I didn't know what to feel or do.’
- ‘Dyslexia, word blindness, lacks of concentration and memory - all these improved dramatically.’
- ‘Although unaffected in everyday life, he is the victim of a selective word blindness.’
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.