Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ordered set with n elements.
- ‘Given a game = (N, S, u) together with a finite set of possible worlds, the vector valued function f: S is a correlated n-tuple.’
- ‘There is a cautionary note stating that for some shapes or configurations of cells there exist n-tuples of mass fractions that cannot be simultaneously sliced from cells.’
- ‘The concept of a Nash equilibrium n-tuple is perhaps the most important idea in noncooperative game theory.’
- ‘This is the definitive examination of the under-utilized, but surprisingly rich field of n-tuple generation and permutation’
- ‘Extending this process to IR multispectral sensor fusion, we begin with a multidimensional image cube, where each pixel has an n-tuple of intensities measured by the n separate, spatially registered detectors.’
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.