Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An image in a rangefinder or camera focusing system that has been bisected by optical means, the halves being aligned only when the system is in focus.
- ‘If yours is a split image viewfinder, then make sure you do it correctly and exactly for every shot.’
- ‘This method is also applicable to single-molecule FRET imaging data and to split images projected on a single camera.’
- ‘The central split image one usually has one light and one darkened section of the image.’
- ‘I always use a split image focus screen and focus on the lower eyelid.’
- ‘It was like one of those split images, and yes, as I stared at it I was beginning to think it was lame.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.