Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An enhanced version of telex.
- ‘He said: ‘I got a call on Monday morning to say I was in the squad, then saw on teletex later in the day that I was in the starting line-up.’’
- ‘The company is also a major shareholder in Cork's newest radio station, and provides the teletex service to TV3.’
- ‘The design of a gateway that can interconnect teletex and OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) networks is shown.’
1970s: probably a blend of telex and text.
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.