Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A technique of widescreen cinematography in which 70 mm film is projected through a fisheye lens on to a hemispherical screen.as modifier ‘an Omnimax theatre’
- ‘The new Colosseum will be 100 feet high and constructed on land formerly occupied by the Omnimax movie theater.’
1970s: from omni- ‘everywhere’ + maximum.
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.