Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A facility in a synthesizer that enables the player to change the pitch of the note played by a small amount.
- ‘A Hexaphonic pickup sends pitch bend and note data for each string on a separate MIDI channel.’
- ‘Seven on-chip audio effects (pitch bend, vibrato, delay, reverb, chorus, compression and Doppler effect) bring sound qualities previously unavailable to mobile phones.’
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.