Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A portable multitrack recording and mixing desk.
- ‘During the past 17 years, my personal studio has morphed many times - from a Portastudio to an 8-track to 2-inch 16-track, and finally to 24-track.’
- ‘Rap was facilitated by digital recording, which enables sampling and thus the construction of a universal palette of sounds even in a bedroom Portastudio of one's own.’
- ‘Recorded by Clash roadie Baker Glare, who was learning the intricacies of a Portastudio and mixing on the job, the quality varies from patchy downwards.’
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.