Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Microphotographic reproduction, on film or paper, of a manuscript, map, or other document.
- ‘A fourth scale tapped use of specialized resources: archives, special collections, microforms, and CD-ROM databases.’
- ‘‘The equipment that is used to provide physical access to the information in microform and in compact disc format result in considerably distinct experiences for users’.’
- ‘The Australian Joint Copying Project continued and extended this work in microform.’
- ‘I see people in libraries and archives and Family History Centres, obsessed with finding traces of family in microform, in scraps of paper, officially, and sometimes arbitrarily, preserved for posterity.’
- ‘My first Special Libraries Association conference, while I was still in library school at the University of Pittsburgh, exposed me to one session on how microforms would change our lives.’
- ‘The numbers alone are stunning: More than 150,000 volumes and 85,000 microforms; 15,000 pieces of sheet music; 500,000 photos and prints; 5,000 motion pictures and videotapes.’
- ‘He is responsible for the Library Multimedia Center, Television History Archives, Digital Copy Center and media collections, including microforms.’
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.