Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A solid-state diode having a metal-semiconductor junction, used in fast switching applications.
- ‘The design is based on a multichip module that carries the driver circuitry, power MOSFETs and Schottky diode.’
- ‘It also features an integrated Schottky diode, further reducing the number of components required on the printed circuit board.’
1960s: named after W. Schottky (see Schottky barrier).
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.