Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person or machine that makes printing plates.
- ‘The 105 workers, including press operators, platemakers, paper handlers and mailroom workers, are members of the Graphic Communications International Union.’
- ‘These gradations are controlled by the platemaker's skill, depending on such things as the length of time the plate is left in the acid bath or the amount of rosin used.’
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.