Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A clef placing G above middle C on the second-lowest line of the stave.‘the piece was printed in the treble clef’mass noun ‘a part notated in either treble or soprano clef’
- ‘Two parts are scored in treble clef and two parts in bass clef, with suggested instruments listed for each part.’
- ‘There is a misprint in the first movement: The arpeggiated chords in the treble clef in the last line should all be the same: F-sharp, A, C-sharp, F, A-flat, C, E.’
- ‘For music that ascends further into the reaches of the treble clef, the convention in older music was to write it an octave higher than it would sound, perhaps so that it would look high as well as sound high.’
- ‘The solo instrumental part, in the treble clef, has a melody line characterised by a falling figure, often an augmented fourth.’
- ‘The tenor part, while notated in the treble clef, often actually sounds below middle ‘C.’’
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.