Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A kind of typeface.
- ‘The new font is easy to read but I mourn the passing of Helvetica and Garamond.’
- ‘Most importantly they don't have the resolution needed to properly render highly legible serif typefaces like Times and Garamond.’
- ‘I have no idea if you use Times Roman or Garamond.’
- ‘Of course, we're not ones to settle for the Model-T of fonts so we've opted to use the much more attractive Garamond or Georgia for our page's print version.’
- ‘The Garamond types were the ancestors of Caslon and other faces classified as old style.’
Mid 19th century: named after Claude Garamond (1499–1561), French type designer and publisher.
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.