Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A desk in a newspaper office at which copy is edited for printing.
- ‘Ellis served on six copydesks for nearly fifteen years and as a copy-writing professor at McNeese State University in Louisiana for eight years.’
- ‘Barbara Ellis, Ph.D., is a seasoned copy editor, having served on six copydesks for nearly fifteen years and as a copy editing professor at Louisiana's McNeese State University for eight years.’
- ‘Nancy Cherry, co-chief of The Record's news copydesk, has been selected as NJMG's next teaching fellow at Rutgers University.’
- ‘So I work on the copydesk at a video game magazine publishing company.’
- ‘As for the titles, they were almost always newspaper headlines written on the Toronto Daily Star or Star Weekly copydesks according to the place and space of the articles on the newspaper page.’
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.