Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the instructions are written in electrician's jargon’
specialized language, technical language, slang, cant, idiom, argot, patter, patois, vernacular
computerese, legalese, bureaucratese, journalese, psychobabble
unintelligible language, obscure language, gobbledegook, gibberish, double Dutch
informal lingo, -speak, -ese, mumbo jumbo, geekspeak
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.