Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a substance) not able to be melted or fused:‘a white infusible residue’
- ‘A flux is sometimes used that combines chemically with the infusible materials in the ore to form slag, which floats on top of the metal and can be drawn off.’
- ‘The surface-rigidified cerasome is infusible and the monomeric cerasome complex of DNA is of viral size.’
- ‘In particular the tags are to be incorrodible and infusible at 2000F.’
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.