Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The accidental transfer of recorded signals to adjacent layers in a reel of magnetic tape.
- ‘Postprint, or post-echo, is when the print-through signal follows the recorded signal.’
- ‘Until 3M introduced the 900 Series of tapes, the rule was the better the tape is in terms of high signal-to noise ratios, the more potential there is for print-through.’
- ‘We measured a 590 20 nm step, revealing that the deposition of the bottom electrodes creates steps on the top layer by print-through.’
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.