Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each of two or more fractions into which a more complex fraction can be decomposed as a sum.
- ‘Fig.7 shows the time dependence of the partial fraction of the native contacts, Q ’, obtained by averaging over 100 nonequilibrium runs for PrP. Q’ is computed by considering 40 native contacts with the highest SRSH values.’
- ‘I myself noticed Swami's method of partial fractions used in integral calculus was that originally developed in Europe in the 1800s.’
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.