Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device for recording oscillations, especially those of an electric current.
- ‘Pressure and length gauge traces, electrocardiograms, and epicardial electrograms, at a frequency response of 30 to 250 Hz, were displayed and recorded on a multichannel oscillograph at paper speeds of 100 to 150 mm/s.’
- ‘These observations were supported by the use of sound level and oscillograph records.’
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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.