Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A range of wavelengths falling between two given limits, used in radio transmission.
- ‘Annagh Parish Radio can now be received on any radio in the parish, by tuning into 100 to 105 MHz on the fm waveband.’
- ‘Other useful items are automatic lights and wipers and the radio gave first class reception on all wavebands.’
- ‘Reception was excellent on all wavebands.’
- ‘I'm told they have radios tuned to police wavebands stuck out of sight under the dashboard.’
- ‘It makes sense having radio relay stations operate in the meter waveband.’
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.