Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer:‘a 3.5 inch screen is inadequate in a market that is trending towards phablets’
- ‘The company came from nowhere to display a raft of phones, phablets and tablets that were really rather impressive.’
- ‘Phablets are especially well suited for emerging economies, since consumers in those markets don't want to buy both a tablet and smartphone.’
- ‘I'm still not convinced that 5.5-inch phablets are a mass-market opportunity or even an enduring product.’
- ‘The new phablet will be sold in the same way as a smartphone.’
- ‘Whether the Note 2 should be called a phone or a tablet is a moot point, but as yet, it's essentially the only phablet on the market.’
Early 21st century: blend of phone and tablet.
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.