Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An electronic device or computer program which allows any specific part of the frequency range of a signal to be selected and altered in strength.
- ‘Analog parametric equalizers have been used for years in applications ranging from corrective equalization in sound reinforcement systems to creative equalization in live sound, broadcast and recording.’
- ‘It can be frustrating to adjust a parametric equalizer by ear if you're not used to it, and neophytes often over-equalize, causing even more problems.’
- ‘The four processors are a 6-band parametric equalizer, a ‘tube-based ‘modeled stereo compressor, 3-band stereo limiter and my favorite - an adjustable soft-clipping output stage.’’
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.