Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A camera setting corresponding to a particular f-number.
- ‘I was inducted into the arcane mysteries of shutter speeds, f-stops, ASA / ISO and the curious phenomenon of the (separate, handheld) light meter.’
- ‘The aperture size is usually given as the f-stop or f-number.’
- ‘If you tell it to do so, the camera will preset f-stops and shutter speeds (it also has an auto flash) in just about any environment.’
- ‘There isn't much use for f-stops, shutter speeds, or focusing.’
- ‘He seemed hardly to care about f-stops or shutter speeds.’
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.