Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Divergence (in mathematical equations)
- ‘I replaced them with a table, which, while less ‘trendy’ than using div tags in style sheets, actually works.’
- ‘Therefore, the differences between SCPE6 and SCPE are due to the selection pressure against structural divergence imposed by S div = 6.’
- ‘So simple enhancement of MT and some template tags, one creates a review which is a div class in the template.’
- ‘Before I was doing navigation and subnavigation using nested div elements, but now everything is a nicely organized, unordered list styled with CSS.’
- another term for divvy
- ‘Yes, pulling my scarf up to cover up my ears makes me look like a complete div and, no, I Do Not Care.’
- ‘Some of these red coated divs think that this is goood way of ridding the countryside of nasty foxes but i am sure that there is a less cruel way’
- ‘It looks like there has been a fault in the manufacture, or else some div has been stabbing it with a knife.’
- ‘I find it insulting that if they get a certain position they can talk to me as if I'm some sort of div.’
- ‘She looked at me, with puzzlement and pity written all over her face - like I was some sort of div or something.’
- ‘I left the dinner party, drove to the Euston Tower, stood outside like a div, waited for Bob Marley, asked if I could shake his hand, then drove back to the party in time for dessert.’
- ‘How can I do it without looking like a div?’
- ‘A little more awareness of your patients' notes would stop you sounding like a complete div.’
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