Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
VHS compact, denoting a video system used by some camcorders, which records signals in VHS format on smaller videocassettes.
- ‘We will accept 8, Hi8, Digital8, VHS-C and digital footage.’
- ‘The video tapes used in VHS-C camcorders are much smaller in size than VHS, just in a smaller camcorder design.’
- ‘A comparable VHS-C camera would also work Complex cameras are not necessary; basic models can be obtained for as low as $250.’
- ‘I think you just have to treat it like what it is and be very aggressive and uncompromising about it: ‘I'm shooting on VHS-C and that's that!’’
- ‘All the advantages of VHS as far as editing goes as you use an adaptor (which looks like a VHS tape) that allows your VCR to play VHS-C tapes like normal videotapes.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.