Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large-scale detailed picture or map built up by combining photographs of small areas.
- ‘In a scientist's photomosaic taken in 1972, wetlands along the Five Mile River included a small island surrounded by thin ribbons of water and covered in grasses that typify a healthy New England salt marsh.’
- ‘Polished resin-embedded thin sections were prepared from these cores and then used to compile a ×20 photomosaic of the sediment fabrics from the entire White Stone Band.’
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.