Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The measurement of physiological activity or the detection of organisms.
2The use of devices incorporating biologically active agents to detect the presence of particular chemicals.
1980s; earliest use found in Sensors & Actuators. From bio- + sensing, after biosensor.
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.