Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A salt of the anion TeO32−.
- ‘We have made and characterized a new, erbium-doped tellurite glass that has high glass transition temperature.’
- ‘In summary, we have synthesized and characterized a rare example of an open-framework tellurite material that is related to the mineral zemannite.’
- ‘However, all the tellurite glasses were prepared using commercially available tellurium dioxide and were coloured, usually slightly, yellow-green.’
- ‘Chromates and bichromates have a commercial advantage over tellurites, being lower in cost.’
- ‘The present invention relates to a tellurite glass composition suitable for use in an optical fiber.’
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.