Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device for feeding paper into a computer printer a sheet at a time.
- ‘It was pressed into service on the new book and quickly revealed its main flaw: the sheet feeder.’
- ‘He knows the fancy copier can do that, so he loads his originals into the sheet feeder, then begins studying the copier's control panel so he can get things right the first time.’
- ‘The sheet feeder worked smooth - there were no jams, which can be common on inexpensive feeders - and it's designed for easy access of the rollers if paper does get stuck.’
- ‘Postscript is emulated and you can add up to three additional 500-page sheet feeders.’
- ‘The standard 4,200 sheet feeder can be augmented with a further 4,000 page feeder.’
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.