Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The monkeys were trained to fixate a laser-generated central fixation point back-projected onto the tangent screen while irrelevant visual and/or auditory stimuli were presented in the periphery.’
- ‘From four points around the exterior, filmed sequences were back-projected onto the structure, enclosing the visitor in the interconnected landscapes.’
- ‘The action almost looked as if it was back-projected, he is so dissociated with what is going on.’
- ‘But there's a patterned formality about the back-projected images and the set design (rows of cubes that can be bus seats or a sitting room), which keeps sentimentality at bay.’
- ‘This backstory is drip-fed in a series of crisp scenes, neatly linked by pertinent images back-projected onto the minimalist set.’
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.