Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An electronic circuit, especially in a musical instrument, that incorporates a closed loop of four diodes and can be used for the balanced mixing and modulation of signals.
- ‘His equipment is often home-made, and his cheap samplers are cobbled together with vintage tape echo machines and ring modulators.’
- ‘The famous harsh, metallic sound of the most evil creatures is created by speaking through a device called a ring modulator.’
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.