Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A printed copy of an article that originally appeared as part of a larger publication.
copy, reproduction, duplicate, photocopy, mimeograph, mimeo, replica, likeness, carbon, carbon copy, print, reprint, offprint, imageView synonyms
- ‘A similar bound collection of offprints can be found in the University of Toronto Archives.’
- ‘The room bore unmistakable traces of them - a framed mathematical journal offprint, a stereo cluttered with worn, sleeveless records.’
- ‘We sent offprints, made phone calls, and met many summers and some winters.’
- ‘They signed up for two copies of the book and ordered an additional two hundred offprints of the lithographic view.’
- ‘I found that I have a few other offprints of earlier articles of mine, sitting there uselessly on the shelf.’
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.