Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A technique for establishing the age of a mineral sample from its uranium content. It involves microscopically counting tracks produced by uranium fission fragments and then establishing the existing concentration of uranium by counting again after irradiating the sample with neutrons.
- ‘The cooling history of the pluton is documented on the basis of U-Pb, 40 Ar / 39 Ar step-heating and fission-track dating.’
- ‘Vitrinite reflectance data and apatite fission-track dating have been widely applied across northern England and the adjacent northeastern Irish Sea, but with some controversy from assumptions.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.