Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Haze in the atmosphere accompanied by high levels of ozone and nitrogen oxides, caused by the action of sunlight on pollutants.
- ‘Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and unburned hydrocarbons are the main exhaust pollutants and they are involved in the production of damaging photochemical smog.’
- ‘Ozone at ground level can be manufactured as part of photochemical smog.’
- ‘In summer the city suffers high levels of photochemical smog, and in winter high levels of haze are common.’
- ‘In sunny, still weather we actually get photochemical smog in York - and each speed bump is adding its own contribution.’
- ‘One project they have planned is the ultra-sensitive detection of short-lived atmospheric species that control photochemical smog formation.’
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.