Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Heat-sensitive paper used in thermal printers.
- ‘Most tickets are made out of thermal paper, which is sensitive to light and heat.’
- ‘Then he printed it on thermal paper and spray-glued it to the wall.’
- ‘I should also be very happy to say farewell to thermal paper!’
- ‘Machines that use thermal paper are the least expensive to buy, but the paper is about three times as expensive as plain paper, has a short shelf life, and is difficult to write on.’
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.