Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of a class of polymer materials consisting of thermoplastic resins stabilized by ionic cross-linkages, used to make dental cement and sealants.
- ‘Most solid balls use an outer layer made of ionomer.’
- ‘The most common are called composite and glass ionomer.’
- ‘The final one, which is 1444, with insertion of glass ionomer followed by composite resin.’
- ‘the golf ball's mantle is made of firm rubber, unlike other multilayer balls with mantles of ionomers or plastics.’
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.