Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Uranium from which most of the fissile isotope uranium-235 has been removed.
- ‘Radioactive depleted uranium has a half-life of 4500 million years.’
- ‘Weapons coated with depleted uranium leave a radioactive toxic dust behind.’
- ‘These numbers are compounded by the use of depleted uranium during the war, made out of nuclear waste and used in bombs and bullets.’
- ‘The problem with depleted uranium is the fact that it is radioactive.’
- ‘It also seems that they are having trouble differentiating between depleted uranium and enriched uranium.’
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.