Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of the two linearly independent solutions to the differential equation d2 y/dx 2−xy = 0, which are usually expressed in the form of an indefinite integral.Related Airy integral
1930s; earliest use found in American Journal of Mathematics.
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.