Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A camera focus that cannot be adjusted, typically used with a small-aperture lens having a large depth of field.
- ‘It has a fixed focus lens, so there's very little shutter delay.’
- ‘I have tried a fixed focus and was duly impressed with the bright image, but I still prefer the flexibility of the zoom.’
- ‘Autofocus is important these days, rather than the fixed focus that some very cheap cameras have.’
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.