Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An astronomical telescope on an equatorial mount.
- ‘Dr Paul Callanan said restoration work had already been completed on the main instrument, an equatorial telescope in the dome.’
- ‘For an equatorial telescope to track accurately, its polar axis must be aligned with the pole.’
- ‘This knowledge is not required to enjoy using a telescope, or even to use an equatorial telescope because such scopes can be used for casual viewing without mastering all the skills first.’
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.