Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Increased electrical conductivity caused by the presence of light.
- ‘While many doubted that Carlson's process, based on electrostatic charges and photoconductivity, could really work consistently, he remained steadfast.’
- ‘We at the David Sarnoff RCA Laboratories were blessed by working with Albert Rose, who has been called the father of photoconductivity.’
- ‘But nothing quite worked until Chester Carlson came up with a process based on electrostatic charges and photoconductivity.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.