Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The product of the distance separating the charges of a dipole and the magnitude of either charge.
- ‘Formulae giving the optical absorption due to second-order terms in the crystal electric moment expansion are obtained.’
- ‘Debye's formula includes the polarizability of the molecule, its permanent electric moment, the dielectric constant, and the energy of thermal agitation.’
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.