Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A line in a diagram connecting points where the intensity of light is the same.
- ‘The result keeps the sharpness of bicubic interpolation while smoothing the isophotes to reduce jagged pixelization artifacts.’
Early 20th century: from iso- ‘equal’ + Greek phōs, phōt- ‘light’.
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.