Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device used in television and moviemaking to project a speaker's script out of sight of the audience.
- ‘George, who admits he still doesn't really know how to read a TelePrompTer, may be one of the few guys left in TV news with some kind of major, high-recognition, national reputation.’
- ‘By the next day, the media verdict was in: The nation's leader is learning to make effective use of a TelePrompTer!’
- ‘Almost nobody but a television professional, or a sitting president, can use a TelePrompTer.’
- ‘The resulting changes have been gradual but unmistakable, as five-minute phone shots have given way to in-studio guests, Reuters video feeds and, yes, a TelePrompTer.’
- ‘This is one good reason to practice before-hand in case a TelePrompTer is not available.’
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.