Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Hilary found it hard to understand the moorland dialect’
regional language, local language, local tongue, local speech, local parlance, variety of language
vernacular, patois, non-standard language, idiom
regionalisms, localisms, provincialisms
informal lingo, local lingo, -ese, -speak
acrolect, basilect, sociolect, idiolect
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.