Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The gravitational forces acting among the components of a massive body.
- ‘Since gravitation is a very weak force compared to electrical or nuclear interactions, small objects that are normally encountered are not held together by self-gravitation.’
- ‘The rapid expansion would prevent islands of material separating out from the global expansion and becoming bound by their own self-gravitation.’
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.