Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A black powder, FeO, used in making steel and glass.
- ‘All fertilizer salts react the same way, whether they're potassium chloride, ammonium nitrate (NH.sub.4] NO.sub.3] or ferrous oxide (FeO).’
- ‘During that period of time, moisture was continually trying to convert them to ferrous oxide.’
- ‘The other thing I've done today is register myself as an organisation in order to get me a catalogue for buying ammonium ferrous oxide crystals.’
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.