Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The great circle passing as closely as possible through the densest parts of the Milky Way.
- ‘The 0 degree latitude line, or the galactic equator, is in the plane of the galaxy.’
- ‘An asymmetry with respect to the galactic equator is obvious.’
- ‘The galactic latitude between the galactic equator and the south galactic pole is negative.’
- ‘It will be the start of a new era resulting from and signified by the solar meridian crossing the galactic equator, and the earth aligning itself with the center of the galaxy.’
- ‘The galactic equator has moved from it's maximum north position and is once again straight and overhead.’
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.