Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An electronically generated caption superimposed on a television or cinema screen.
- ‘Fox then displayed a chyron of the last few winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.’
- ‘At the end, a chyron appears reading: "HBO Sunday....American Life."’
- ‘One of the other notable things they do is that they flash a chyron on the bottom that reads ‘Source: Social Security Administration’.’
1970s: from Chyron Corporation, its manufacturer.
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.