Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of manganese with a valence of two.Compare with manganic
- ‘This protection, transferred across evolutionary boundaries, was accompanied by increased MnSOD (manganous superoxide dismutase).’
- ‘Why is manganous sulfate used in dog food?’
- ‘Here we wish to report briefly that we have found manganous phthalocyanine to differ in its behaviour from the other members of the series in a striking manner.’
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.