Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The button on a camera that is pressed to make the shutter open.
- ‘With most cameras the correct-focus indicator light will blink rapidly and the shutter release won't fire.’
- ‘My heart races and my finger stays glued to the shutter release.’
- ‘Hold the shutter release half way down and walk back and compose the shot without letting the shutter release go.’
- ‘Camera absent-mindedly in hand, she accidentally pressed the shutter release.’
- ‘It will now hold that focus until you either fully depress the shutter release, or you take your finger off the button.’
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.