Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A backdrop painted or coloured to represent the sky.
- ‘Floodlights produce a wide flood of light and are mostly used for lighting cycloramas, sky cloths and other large expanses of set.’
- ‘For Cycloramas or sky cloths a more elaborate treatment is required, especially if the area in view is large.’
- ‘Upstage there will be an abstract sky cloth with a black gauze hung 5’ downstage.’
- ‘The effective lighting of sky cloths meant that spectacular external settings could be achieved without the need to resort to using painted backcloths.’
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.