Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A printer in which small heated pins form characters on heat-sensitive paper.
- ‘Kilby also invented the first handheld electronic calculator in 1967, and the thermal printer.’
- ‘Later, he co-invented both the hand-held calculator and the thermal printer that was used in portable data terminals.’
- ‘Then we sat and chatted as the little thermal printer wheezed out its report.’
- ‘A compact, lightweight thermal printer, suitable for incorporation in vehicle and mobile applications has been added to their range of portable printers.’
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.