Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An instrument for recording measurements of magnetic forces.
- ‘There are two types of magnetographs, the La Cour and the Ruska.’
- ‘A new generation of synoptic magnetographs, coronagraphs, filtergraphs, and spectrometers has been proposed that greatly exceeds in sophistication and power the "patrol" instruments that have sometimes been associated with synoptic observing in the past.’
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.