Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A note written with a dot after it, which has one and a half times the length of the same note without a dot.
- ‘The program also does not yet support dotted notes, which use a notation convention to show that a note should last half again as long.’
- ‘Clicking on it changes it to triple, and another click changes it to dotted note.’
- ‘Care must be taken when using dotted notes to show the meter and beat patterns.’
- ‘This is because the beat is worth a dotted note.’
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.