Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A function whose value is the probability that a corresponding continuous random variable has a value less than or equal to the argument of the function.
- ‘Figure 1 shows the cumulative distribution function of the total time spent on all tasks.’
- ‘Parametric modeling of the sample's cumulative distribution function is also possible given different structuring of the data.’
- ‘Fig 2 shows the empirical cumulative distribution functions together with their chi-square counterparts.’
- ‘The graphs of the cumulative distribution function, displayed in Figure 2, bottom, show that the posterior inclusion probability of each chromosome is close to 1 for chromosomes 2, 13, and 15.’
- ‘The cumulative distribution function is the relevant quantitative measure for such unusualness.’
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.