Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘This course is for airworthiness inspectors involved in the certification, surveillance and approval of altimetry and/or barometry systems/equipment and their related repair stations.’
- ‘Shell Canada and Pulsearch Navigation Systems of Calgary have developed an integrated real time differential GPS and barometry system.’
- ‘However, further thought shows that such an application of luminescent barometry is not to be undertaken lightly.’
- ‘software package for thermometry, barometry, and activity calculations in mafic rocks using an IBM-compatible computer Source Computers & Geosciences archive’
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.