Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A heading printed at the top of each page of a book or chapter.
- ‘It seems that students don't always see the beauty or utility of running heads or hanging indents.’
- ‘One's only criticism is not of the editor but of the publisher: one wishes Palgrave had placed the relevant year as a running head at the top of each page.’
- ‘I suggest to the series editor that, for future volumes, the chapter number and brief title be a running head for the end notes.’
- ‘I hadn't changed the running head, which very unfortunately reflects a now de-emphasised theoretical aspect.’
- ‘The title for the third section, ‘Hymns and Spiritual Songs,’ is derived from the running head of the book.’
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.