Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A transistor that responds to light striking it by generating and amplifying an electric current.
- ‘It contains an infrared light-emitting diode as a light source and a phototransistor as a light detector.’
- ‘The output phototransistor features a 30 V collector-emitter voltage and 5 V in the opposite direction.’
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.