Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Water molecules forming an essential part of the crystal structure of some compounds.
- ‘This amount of water also corresponds to the two molecules of water of crystallization per molecule of trehalose.’
- ‘It also means that if you're willing to assume, say, one/third molecule's worth of water of crystallization, you can finagle the numbers to come out to most anything you need.’
- ‘It should be understood that the present invention comprising paroxetine hydrochloric anhydrate may contain unbound water, that is to say water which is other than water of crystallization.’
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.