Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Offset printing using plates made photographically.
- ‘The popularity of the album was partly due to developments in printing, which was changing from a text-based industry to one increasingly concerned with images, a shift that culminated in photo-offset printing and photoduplication.’
- ‘In the 1960s - thanks to the mimeograph machine and the photo-offset printed paperback book - poetry was popular, glamorous, engaged, and confrontational.’
- ‘Daland had acquired Junior Swimmer, another photo-offset publication, when he had been an assistant coach at Yale in the early '50s under the legendary Bob Kiphuth.’
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.