Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dimensionless parameter used in calculations of heat transfer between a moving fluid and a solid body, equal to cpv/k, where cp is the heat capacity per unit volume of the fluid, v its kinematic viscosity, and k its thermal conductivity.
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.