Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A form of bookbinding in which the leaves are bound by gluing, after the back folds have been cut off, rather than by sewing.
- ‘It has had trouble in the past binding and compiling these, which have had to be sent to other printers for the perfect binding to be completed properly and on time.’
- ‘Additionally, the perfect binding will make it less likely that the cover will be pulled off and harder for the mail carrier to fold.’
- ‘It's impossible to make a perfect machine, so I don't expect a perfect binding.’
- ‘Then it turned out that they couldn't really do what they said they could do - perfect binding.’
- ‘Not just labels, it includes standardised brown paper with peel-off corner stickers that help in perfect binding.’
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.