Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for heptavalent
- ‘In general, manganese ions are found in different valence states from divalent to septavalent.’
- ‘Vanadium oxides that are in the higher oxidation state, e.g. pentavalent and septavalent oxides of vanadium and complexes thereof have melting points from about 1,200° to about 1,300° F.’
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.