Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A close-fitting case open at one side or end for an object such as a book, CD, or DVD.
- ‘The documentary takes the form of a three-DVD package that is well produced and professionally done, from the extended slip case to the many notes and supplemental materials included on the discs themselves.’
- ‘It even comes with unique packaging, strangely wrapped in a cardboard slip case and inner artwork that resembles a little starship.’
- ‘The six discs are packed into three slip cases that all fit nicely into the cardboard box.’
- ‘The book should be in as close to its original published state as possible with its dust wrap, its slip case, if it was published as a boxed edition, and the glassine, the cellophane wrapper often supplied for extra protection.’
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.