Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(In work study) a form of sampling in which a large number of observations are made of a group of machines or workers over a period of time in order to predict what percentage of the total time is occupied by any one activity.
1950s; earliest use found in OR.
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.