Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Paper-based printed material, typically as contrasted with media that store or convey information electronically:‘we have to ask whether online publishing will ever replace treeware’
documents, certificates, forms, letters, files, deeds, records, dossiers, diaries, archives, legal papers, paperwork, documentationView synonyms
- ‘In fact, this file also includes every single strip I regularly ready in the treeware edition of The Boston Globe… so I've no real need to read the comics page when I finally come down for breakfast.’
- ‘So much can happen in a month, and I blame that treeware glossy where I read about it.’
- ‘Thursday calls for the obligatory post telling everyone what's in this week's treeware.’
- ‘He mastered treeware, moved on to the analog technologies that the preceding generation created and then to the digital ones that sprung up in his lifetime.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.