Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An optical projector which gives images of opaque objects.
- ‘The driver has three episcopic sights and the commander's observation cupola has five episcopes.’
- ‘The commander's station is fitted with an optional panoramic sight and six episcopes fitted with a switch for gun and episcope alignment.’
- ‘In the TK 105 turret, for daytime operations, the commander is provided with wide field episcopes and a 360° panoramic M389 sight with x 2 and x 8 magnifications.’
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.