Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A crystalline hydrate containing one molecule of water for every two molecules of the compound in question.
- ‘Heating gypsum to 120°C forms the hemihydrate 2H2O, otherwise known as plaster of Paris.’
- ‘Moreover, crystalline paroxetine hydrochloride hemihydrate exhibits only limited solubility in water.’
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.