Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Printing from raised images, as in letterpress and flexography.
- ‘Printmaking knows two groups of techniques: relief printing and intaglio printing.’
- ‘The problem with relief printing is that the artist must carve the image, and the carving action is unnatural to an artist who normally works in a medium like paint and pencil.’
- ‘Woodcut illustration was well suited to the printed book, since woodblocks and type both require relief printing and can thus be printed simultaneously.’
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.