Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pair of coordinates measured along axes at right angles to one another.
- ‘The front half of the wedge in Figure 12a can be regarded as a wedge of an Archimedean dome that has been tipped over so that its circular face is in a horizontal plane with the ‘top’ of the dome at the point with rectangular coordinates.’
- ‘Outlines may be captured as rectangular coordinates or Fourier coefficients and, even when non-fractal, analysed in terms of fractal dimensions.’
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.