Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A handheld device which provides recorded information for visitors touring a museum, gallery, or other place of interest.
- ‘Audio guides have become standard fixtures of many museums.’
- ‘The exhibition is family-friendly and will provide flip panels and audio guides to explain the historical context of each piece.’
- ‘The Met's audio guide adds little to the information published beside the exhibits.’
- ‘The audio guide will allow visitors to identify important exhibits.’
- ‘In the New York exhibit, although an excellent catalogue and audio guides were available, the objects had no labels.’
- ‘The talking point of the Colourists show is the free audio guide with every ticket.’
- ‘With your free portable audio-guide, you will learn about the amazing 20,000 objects made or used in the county.’
- ‘The tour should take a few hours and hiring an audio guide is advisable.’
- ‘Similar to audio guides in museums, each phone number connected to a unique recording that described a certain site in Baghdad.’
- ‘His elegant voice is familiar to many who have visited the Met and have used the museum's audio guides.’
- ‘You can borrow a free audio guide from the front desk.’
- ‘The artists' recorded comments on the audio guide revealed their collusion in trendy artspeak.’
- ‘The display, meant to take about 60 minutes to tour (an optional audio guide costs $6), becomes progressively more gruesome.’
- ‘You'll find some audio guide numbers on one of the text panels.’
- ‘We are currently developing a pre-visit audio guide for visually impaired visitors to the Eden Project.’
- ‘During my recent visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, I went to the desk to ask for a headset for their audio guide.’
- ‘The tours are guided but you get an audio guide in your language of choice.’
- ‘Spotting a sign that announces audio guides I ask for them.’
- ‘There is not a single label or text or audio-guide here.’
- ‘Visitors browse about with audio-guide phones held to their ears.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.