Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘If its argument is an array, the sinh function will be applied to each element and the result returned as an array.’
- ‘Here we note that, using hyperbolic trig. functions, it is also cosh/sinh or 1/tanh.’
- ‘The sinh, cosh, and tanh subroutines compute the hyperbolic trigonometric functions of their parameters.’
Late 19th century: from sin(e) + h(yperbolic).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.