Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A diagram of the variation of pressure and volume within a cylinder of a reciprocating engine.
- ‘They enthusiastically took up the innovation and soon found they could use the indicator diagram to give a direct measure of an engine's power subject to certain requirements.’
- ‘It is computed using indicator diagrams which measure conditions in the cylinders.’
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.