Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A record produced by an oscillograph.
- ‘Figure 1 shows power spectrum, sonogram, and two oscillograms (top to bottom) of a one-note advertisement call.’
- ‘The cusk-eel oscillogram, frequency and pulse data suggested to Sprague and Loczkovich (in press) that the cusk-eel may be the chatterer source.’
- ‘Figure 1 shows sonograms and oscillograms of a whine-plus-chuck call of a túngara frog (Physalaemus pustulosus; left) and a call group of a cricket frog (Acris crepitans; right).’
- ‘Sound level and oscillogram records from earlier studies were also utilized.’
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.