Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A control on a video camera used to increase the gain when filming in dark conditions.
- ‘The excellent quality of Canon's optics and the availability of features like gain-up are two of the reasons that I selected Canon over other brands.’
- ‘This is unlike conventional cameras where the use of electronic gain-up in low light conditions amplifies noise as well as the video signal.’
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.