Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for derivative
- ‘Here, a large differential coefficient suggests photobleaching with inefficient oxygen consumption.’
- ‘He then used differential coefficients instead of differentials and the author shows how he progressed from a calculus of variations to a calculus of several variables.’
- ‘He claimed that one of them once queried a derivation that involved a differential coefficient, wondering why the d's were not cancelled in the numerator and denominator.’
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.