Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A machine for filmsetting.
- ‘Within our graphics department final year students had priority on the photosetter, a large and clumsy lump that hummed and spewed out bromides to command.’
- ‘A photosetter comprises a main projection system having a projection objective for projecting a type image from an object plane onto a setting plane.’
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.