Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A computer program, or part of a program, which allows its user to create and edit a hierarchically arranged outline of the logical structure of a document.
- ‘The word processor lacks the ability to be used as a proper outliner, concealing or hiding paragraphs according to their heading level.’
- ‘Brilliantly, notebooks are not hierarchic, so no outliners here.’
- ‘That method works well for me because for any moderately lengthy document I'll have used the outliner to put the skeleton of the document in place.’
- ‘For example, the web site allows you to purchase their excellent outliner software online.’
- ‘I tend to use it as an outliner and my students use it both as a note taker and a study guide.’
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.