Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for plus sign
- ‘The negative and positive signs on the ordinate mean, respectively, underestimation and overestimation of the expected values.’
- ‘First, the negative and positive signs for values of delta mentioned above do not tell the full story.’
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.