Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The equation of state of an ideal gas, PV = nRT, where P = pressure, V = volume, T = absolute temperature, R = the gas constant, and n = the number of moles of gas.
- ‘If the molecules are assumed to be point particles with zero volume, the ideal gas equation is derived from this model.’
- ‘To answer this question, I must start with the ideal gas equation.’
- ‘These laws are combined together to give the ideal gas equation.’
- ‘This reciprocal relationship between oxygen and carbon dioxide in the alveolus is described by the alveolar gas equation.’
- ‘Alveolar-arterial oxygen differences were calculated using the alveolar gas equation.’
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.