Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A transformation of one set into another that preserves in the second set the relations between elements of the first.
- ‘There are structure-preserving functions, representing homomorphisms, from points of space-time to appropriate structures defined from real numbers.’
- ‘He lectured on and wrote up notes on Tate's theorem on homomorphisms between abelian varieties over finite fields.’
- ‘Groups with group homomorphisms constitute a category.’
- ‘A lecturer could not readily fix this problem by adding supplementary material because continuous homomorphisms have been defined too narrowly.’
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.