Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The acoustical canopy hanging over the stage of San Francisco's Davies Symphony hall is made of 59 6-foot squares of Plexiglas.’
- ‘The next section of this paper will present a short history of acoustical building design as an evolving signifying system.’
- ‘Listening to the orchestra perform these profound works in the Ulster Hall demonstrated once again what fine acoustical properties the hall has.’
- ‘A loud rock band was defined as ‘any group with more than three people without acoustical equipment other than drums.’’
- ‘First, the acoustical problem was solved by giving the performers body mikes, with the audience listening on little portable headsets.’
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.