Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The technique of increasing the apparent sampling frequency of a digital signal by repeating each digit a number of times, in order to facilitate the subsequent filtering of unwanted noise.
- ‘On-the-fly removal of data inconsistency with k-space oversampling and demodulation in MRI acquisitions’
- ‘Besides a high degree of oversampling, the available noise power is also spectrally shaped.’
- ‘Built to withstand salt, spray, sun and humidity and has a CD player with an anti-shock mechanism and eight times oversampling so you don't have to worry about your music skipping in rough water.’
- ‘Smaller pixels yield higher resolution for a given chip size, a property that can potentially result in oversampling the image.’
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.