Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Feet per second.‘it fires a paintball at a speed of 440 fps’
3Frames per second.‘full-motion video at 30 fps’
Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.
- ‘want to play an FPS?’short for first-person shooter
- ‘Converting an FPS to the touchscreen is never easy.’
- ‘In a novel move for an FPS, Destiny is a game that puts an emphasis on co-operation.’
- ‘Good luck playing an FPS effectively without a controller or mouse/keyboard combo.’
- ‘Ultimately researchers concluded that playing FPS games a lot has no effect on motion perception.’
- ‘I can't play any modern FPS for more than 2 hours a session.’
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.