Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a portion of a book) removed from a bound volume.
- ‘It is a pleasure to acknowledge the financial assistance of the Trust in funding the examination of the disbound manuscript.’
- ‘Each issue is about 28 x 40 cm and 16 pp, disbound but in fairly good condition with a minimum of browning, and each is in a large flat plastic bag, without folds.’
- ‘While we can digitize and film bound material, it is sometimes desirable to capture the images in a disbound or loose state to avoid losing data in the gutter margins due to tight binding.’
- ‘Most were disbound, with pages kept intact.’
- ‘Photographic prints from a disbound sample book showing samples of decorative and ornamental fixtures made from onyx.’
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.