Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Experience (usually in the context of job advertisements):‘previous exp an advantage’
2Exp.Experimental (in titles of periodicals):‘J. Exp. Biol’
The exponential function raising e to the power of the given quantity:‘it is reduced by exp (−U)’
Exposures:‘£4.45 for 24 exp’
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.