Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He writes: ‘The site is a freely browsable database of crimes reported in Chicago.’’
- ‘Even so, publishers are mostly in favour, since the browsable titles in Amazon's stock have immediately leapt in sales by nearly 10%.’
- ‘Picasa organises your photo collection in chronological order and then, from a single screen, provides easily browsable thumbnails of all your albums.’
- ‘It's ideal if you are selling something browsable.’
- ‘Priced similarly to The New Yorker's cover prints, they are browsable by by decade, by artist or by categories such as ‘Personality Cavalcade’ or ‘Pleasures of the Table.’’
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.