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
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.