Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A piece of graphical information stored in a format that can be exchanged between different systems or software.
- ‘They are simply packages with corresponding metafiles and installation scripts.’
- ‘The charts are exported as vector graphics (enhanced metafiles) rather than bitmaps, which makes them easy to rescale and to edit further if desired.’
- ‘However, each of the 11 pictures of a tulip is a 392Kb metafile.’
- ‘And how would you know what you're getting without at least a metafile of what's on offer?’
- ‘Users can export vector-based geometry, such as a computer graphics metafile, and bring it into another program.’
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.