Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A box-shaped device that converts a digital television signal to analogue for viewing on a conventional set, or that enables cable or satellite television to be viewed.
- ‘That model will likely change when enough Americans have digital set-top boxes in their homes.’
- ‘In other words, there are not enough digital set-top boxes to go around just yet.’
- ‘Some of those who fall into this category have a digital set-top box but not a widescreen television.’
- ‘Digital TV can be received through a digital set-top box or digital television.’
- ‘Fueling such developments is a dramatic rise in the number of digital set-top boxes reaching the marketplace.’
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.