Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
attributive (of a menu) appearing below a menu title only while selected.Compare with drop-down
- ‘In this case, select your CD Recordable drive from the pull-down menu.’
- ‘This site will also let you select a specific movie title from a pull-down menu, enter your zip code and see reviews, clips or determine where the movie is showing in your area.’
- ‘To begin, I edited the existing pull-down menus in both software packages and added descriptions to the more common commands.’
- ‘The software's pull-down menus and interface are also more flexible and easier to use.’
- ‘We'll make it as easy as possible by providing you with an online, automatic metadata generator that has pull-down menus to select headings from a subject tree and support from ISL staff.’
A pull-down menu.
- ‘Only the pull-down is empty, and it will not let you bypass the window to the next stage of the process, or manually type in your location.’
- ‘After I hit the delete button, I'm presented with yet another courtesy reply pull-down.’
- ‘Control sets are grouped onto floating windows, and are accessed by collapsible pull-downs.’
- ‘Access the editor from the Start menu or from the CAD Manager pull-down inside Architectural Desktop.’
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.