Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device having a designed resistance to the passage of an electric current.
- ‘The component preforms may include resistors, capacitors, and inductors.’
- ‘Usually this circuit consist of only resistors and capacitors.’
- ‘In those days computers consisted mainly of transistors, resistors, diodes, capacitors and miles of wiring.’
- ‘Switching frequency can be set externally (using a resistor and capacitor) from 100 to 600kHz.’
- ‘Without such a surface finish, the electronic components like transistors, resistors, capacitors and chips could not be fixed and electrically connected to the circuit.’
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.