Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A technique in which a scanning tunnelling microscope tip is used to inject ballistic electrons into a sample consisting of at least two layers, in order to investigate the interface between the layers.
1980s; earliest use found in Scientific American.
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.