Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A crystalline acid made by oxidizing tellurium dioxide.
- ‘A water solution of telluric acid can react with solutions of NaF and KF.’
- ‘However, the stability of telluric acid is low at high temperature.’
- ‘An experimental method was developed to synthesize telluric acid and tellurium dioxide doped sol-gel materials.’
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.