Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Partial dependence of each term of a stochastic series (typically a succession of observations in time) on one or more of the terms immediately preceding it; a statistical model that generates a series with this property.
1930s. From auto- + regression.
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.