Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The energy in a system arising from the relative positions and interactions of its parts.
- ‘Thermodynamics is the study of the inter-relation between heat, work and internal energy of a system.’
- ‘Temperature is a measure of the internal energy of a system - which contains both kinetic and potential energy.’
- ‘Atoms give up excess internal energy by giving off photons as electrons return to lower energy orbits.’
- ‘If all you know of this system is that its internal energy is E and its volume is V, then clearly there are many, many different states the system could be in.’
- ‘In still air, as internal energy is conducted from a warmer body to the surrounding air, the air near the object is warmed.’
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.