Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Check and correct (the text of a newspaper or magazine before printing), typically also writing headlines and captions:‘he wrote articles on sport while subediting the Oxford Magazine’
correction, rectificationView synonyms
- ‘There was some subediting on a couple of pages of a website that I haven't got to the bottom of yet but which the director general I am sure will tell the governors about.’
- ‘I'd be up for contributing some stuff, and could conceivably subedit and layout the pages on Quark, the desk-top publishing software.’
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.