Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An alternation in the direction of a magnetic field in passing from one magnet to another; (usually attributive) designating a type of synchrotron which utilizes magnets whose magnetic fields point in alternate directions, enabling the particles to be focused in both vertical and horizontal planes.
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.