Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A table showing the distribution of one variable in rows and another in columns, used to study the correlation between the two variables.
- ‘In the contingency table for the full 24-class vegetation classification, two types of mismatches (errors in the traditional assessment) are highlighted.’
- ‘In a few cases, where the single-factor logistic regressions yielded poor fit, the data were analyzed with a two-factor contingency table.’
- ‘A two-by-two contingency table showed a significantly higher proportion of relapses among clinics on the Hong Kong Island.’
- ‘A contingency table was used to test the null hypothesis that the sex ratio was independent of habitat.’
- ‘Here is the contingency table for tomorrow, which shows basically the same pattern that we've seen before.’
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.