Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The rough uncut edge of a sheet of paper, formed by a deckle.
- ‘Paper pulp and dark colours, the steam iron and the sponge, Indian ink and the deckle edge: these have served her well.’
- ‘It is hoped that the author's creation will ultimately be wrapped in the appropriate robes of ritual: A stiff hardcover binding with a glossy dust jacket, acid-free paper, perhaps a colophon page, with extra points for deckle edge.’
- ‘Like the creamier Natural White, it features four deckle edges and a watermark.’
- ‘It should be noted that four deckle edges does not necessarily mean the paper is handmade.’
- ‘Likewise, a popular option in Eicher's Photography is to frame three 10-by 10-inch images in a slim frame, using a 2-inch-wide mat with a deckle edge.’
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.