Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Print or display (a photograph or other image) using only a small number of different tones:‘posterize the image and view the result’
- ‘They all simplify form in the way a ‘posterised’ photograph - one in which the middle tones are dropped out - does.’
- ‘It appears as if it was shot digitally, with post-production that posterized each frame.’
- ‘Russell has suffered a fate a zillion times worse than being posterized.’
- ‘I repeated the image and posterised it in an attempt to make it look like a Warhol repeat.’
- ‘The effect built into cheaper cameras include things like sepia and cobalt tone, posterizing, solarizing and so forth.’
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.