Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A curve drawn on polar coordinates around a fixed point, as in a polar diagram.
- ‘However, the bird rarely glided with wings fully extended, and moreover geometry of decelerating glides cannot readily be deduced from a constant-speed glide polar curve.’
- ‘One pleasant surprise was the unveiling of graceful polar curves known as limaçons from the deceptively simple equation r = b + a cos.’
- ‘Steve Pearson discusses some aspects of the polar curves displayed on the Wills Wing web site.’
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.