Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A substance used as rocket fuel without an additional oxidizing agent.
- ‘Armadillo's rocket concept makes use of a hydrogen peroxide monopropellant.’
- ‘The Mk48 / ADCAP torpedoes carried by these boats contain a monopropellant called Otto fuel.’
- ‘Jetpacks use hydrogen peroxide monopropellant, normally 70% to 85% concentration, with silver-mesh catalyst to decompose the peroxide.’
Using a monopropellant.
- ‘Those failures have led them to abandon the ‘mixed monopropellant’ hydrogen peroxide system in favor a more conventional methanol-liquid oxygen bipropellant setup.’
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.