Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A polygon that represents by the length and direction of its sides all the forces acting on a body or point.
- ‘Graphically when dealing with simple frames the forces in the members can be found by using the principle of triangle or polygon of forces.’
- ‘Explain why the polygon of forces must close when a body is in equilibrium.’
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.