Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Too small to be seen by an ordinary optical microscope.
- ‘Viruses are ultramicroscopic organisms - many times smaller than bacteria, and amongst the smallest organisms known.’
- ‘What is most relevant to Bell's Theorem is that the non-locality which it makes explicit in Quantum Mechanics is a small indication of pervasive ultramicroscopic nonlocality.’
- ‘Cold viruses are ultramicroscopic organisms that depend on the genetic makeup of our cells for their reproduction.’
- ‘Muller concluded that the gene is ultramicroscopic in size.’
- ‘Before an atom's spin may be measured, however, it must be detected, and isolating an individual ultramicroscopic atom is a tricky endeavor.’
- 1.1 Relating to an ultramicroscope.
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.