Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The net rate of transfer of momentum across a surface in a fluid resulting from turbulence in the fluid.
- ‘This concept is not so simple to apply, because the average flow is affected by the unsteady vortical patterns through the Reynolds stresses.’
1940s: named after Osborne Reynolds (see Reynolds number).
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.