Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A recording of depth or distance under water made by an echo sounder.
- ‘With radar, sonar, fish-finders and echograms she could pinpoint and capture whole schools of fish with chilling effectiveness.’
- ‘A small bowel series, a computed tomography scan, and an abdominal echogram revealed a mass in the terminal ileum along with multiple nodules in the liver.’
- ‘An echogram of the kind pioneered by Maurice Ewing shows this clearly.’
- ‘Dives of exactly the same appearance were also evident in echograms recorded when the AUV was unattended; it is data from those dives that are considered in this paper.’
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.