Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A recording of a television programme made while it is being transmitted.
- ‘The company created a copy of their 1960 ident for the repeat of the first episode of the series to mark the programme's 40th anniversary last December, but deliberately made it look as fuzzy as an old telerecording would now be.’
- ‘Nearly all black-and-white television recordings seen today are telerecordings, because of two factors: firstly, for a long time, videotape was more expensive than film.’
- ‘Sadly, the telerecordings that exist of this programme do not contain Iris’ work, but it gave her experience in many aspects of television presentation that were to prove useful in years to come.’
- ‘I believe that all of the telerecordings have been thrown away, except this short clip.’
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.