Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A telescopic apparatus for photographing stars, galaxies, etc., and measuring the polarization of light from them.
- ‘The Galileo mission launched in 1989 included a photopolarimeter-radiometer to determine thermal radiation on Jupiter and its moons.’
- ‘I also worked with the Voyager photopolarimeter team that observed stellar occultations of Saturn's rings.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.