Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A photocell in the form of an electron tube with a photoemissive cathode.
- ‘Firefly flash and locomotion were observed using IR illumination that did not effect the phototube.’
- ‘Aliquots of 2 mL of the virus-photoproducts solution were placed in quartz phototubes, capped, and bubbled with oxygen for 5 min before being irradiated.’
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.