Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The upper boundary of the ionosphere of a planet, comet, or other celestial object.
- ‘The dayside ionopause and ionosphere are observed to respond dramatically to solar wind pressure variations’
- ‘The pressure distribution within the magnetic barrier just outside the ionopause of Venus is shown here to be similar to expected solar wind pressure variation.’
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.