Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A record produced by a seismograph.
- ‘All data are rapidly made available, and seismograms from large earthquakes are posted within minutes of occurrence.’
- ‘The seismograms from earthquakes recorded at stations all over the world are analyzed to derive compressional and shear wave velocity and density as a function of depth.’
- ‘The scientists found that the seismograms were almost identical for waves that had travelled only in the mantle, or Earth's crust, and outer core.’
- ‘Seismic interpretation began with the generation of synthetic seismograms and subsequent ties to seismic data.’
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.