Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A direct-vision viewfinder typically consisting of a simple frame which allows action outside the field of view of the camera to be seen.
- ‘The left side of the camera has a wire type sports finder with a chromed metal frame in the rear.’
- ‘I'd find one of those old 200 mm sports finders and adapt it.’
- ‘Then look at the sports finders for the Nikon F series.’
- ‘You can have film backs, different view finder hoods, different ground glass, sports finders, flash shoes, cable releases and of course different bags, straps and fan articles.’
- ‘The eyepiece of the sports finder is provided with parallax compensation - adjustment by means of the little knob on the rear flap.’
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.