Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An arrangement of letters or symbols that each occur n times, in a square array of n2 compartments so that no letter appears twice in the same row or column.
- ‘Here are two examples of Latin squares of order 4.’
- ‘This study of symmetric functions led him to study partitions and Latin squares, and for many years he was considered the leading worker in this area.’
- ‘Both the creation and the solution of Sudoku puzzles relate to the ‘quasigroup completion problem’ of completing a partially-filled Latin square.’
- ‘The original edition contained an early example of a problem about orthogonal Latin squares.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.