Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The side of a planet that is facing its primary star.
- ‘We detected the increase in brightness as the dayside of the planet rotated into view.’
- ‘After two days the balloon entered the dayside of Venus and expanded and burst due to solar heating.’
- ‘While the nightside may be just a few hundred degrees Celsius, the planet's dayside is probably well over 1000 degrees hotter’
- ‘While the average temperature on Mars is about - 55C, Martian surface temperatures range from as little as - 133C at the winter pole to almost 27C on the dayside during summer.’
- ‘The magnetic field of the CME merges with the magnetic field on the dayside of Earth, transferring enormous amounts of energy to the magnetosphere in the process.’
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.