Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An electric cell that produces current by an irreversible chemical reaction.
- ‘Traditionally, alkaline Zn-MnO 2 cells have always been seen as primary cells, but rechargeable cells of this type are now being marketed.’
- ‘This is the same basic technology installed over the past 10 years in more than 12 million AMR simplex devices, many of them using primary cells for power.’
- ‘Conventionally, the cell regions are split into primary cells and redundant cells in equal numbers driven by column-select circuitry.’
- ‘U.S. shipments to Mexico of scrap and waste of primary cells and storage batteries for the recovery of lead jumped 10.4 percent to 59,020 tons in November from 53,473 tons the previous month.’
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.