Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The sign #, used to introduce a number (as in question #2).
- ‘These are marked with a number sign.’
- ‘The positions of these neurons are marked by a number sign and an asterisk, respectively.’
- ‘To do stem searching, use a number sign after the word.’
- ‘The two loci marked with a number sign indicate those analyzed by quantitative PCR in the previous study.’
- ‘The advantage of this system of nine number signs and a zero is that it allows for calculations to be easily made.’
- ‘Letterpress printers have long grouped the ampersand along with other assorted marks (including the asterisk and number sign) under the loose rubric of "allsorts."’
- ‘These are used in the same way, but rather than using a dot before the name, you use a number sign.’
- ‘A number sign indicates positions with maximum mutual information content.’
- ‘The number sign indicates nodes with bootstrap values less than 50%.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.