Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
journalist, correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newsman, newswoman, columnist, writer, blogger
broadcaster, newscaster, news commentator, announcer, presenter
investigative journalist, photojournalist, war correspondent, lobby correspondent
North American legman, wireman
informal newshound, hack, hackette, stringer, journo, talking head
US informal newshawk
US informal, derogatory thumbsucker
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.