Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A galaxy emitting radiation in the radio-frequency range of the electromagnetic spectrum.
- ‘Over the past 30 years, the Ooty Radio Telescope has produced many important astronomical results on radio galaxies, quasars, supernovae, pulsars, the interstellar and interplanetary media.’
- ‘‘Massive clusters are the cities of the Universe, and the radio galaxies within them are the smokestacks we can use for finding them when they are just beginning to form,’ Miley said.’
- ‘He was able to detect the Sun and about five radio galaxies, some of the most distant objects then known in the universe.’
- ‘Australian radio astronomers assisted Apollo moon missions and were first to identify the existence of radio galaxies, and numerous pulsars and quasars.’
- ‘Researchers conclude that the existence of winged radio galaxies proves that supermassive black holes collide.’
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.