Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brand of handheld computer.
- ‘Middle-class kids today need a Palm Pilot to keep track of all of their violin lessons, skating competitions, church classes, and soccer meets.’
- ‘Could I actually put multiple windows on something the size of a Palm Pilot?’
- ‘‘These times are set by the starter who uses a Palm Pilot, that communicates with the units via infrared,’ Grundenberg said.’
- ‘When holding a Palm Pilot, the viewer would receive, via an infrared beam, an on-screen digital animation that responded to touch with a comic commentary on the object at hand.’
- ‘We found a Palm Pilot and we uploaded a map onto it.’
- ‘She had a new-looking model of a Palm Pilot out and was casually occupied with tapping at something on the backlighted display with an aluminum stylus.’
- ‘You were looking for something like a Palm Pilot?’
- ‘If, like myself, you have previously used a Palm Pilot and always wanted some special software, you will be better off with this.’
- ‘Five years ago I bought a Palm Pilot and discovered that I didn't have enough appointments to make it worthwhile - so I wound up not using it all that much.’
- ‘You have a Palm Pilot and use it to store recipes.’
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.