Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
One thousandth of an ampere, a measure for small electric currents.
- ‘That version is a cradle-type design that uses a thumb-sized cartridge containing methanol at a concentration of 30 percent to provide an output of 5.4 volts at 700 milliamperes.’
- ‘It has a total output current capacity of greater than 120 milliamperes across all four channels.’
- ‘The increased adiposity around the wrist may require, however, higher milliamperes to produce the desired result.’
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.