Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The potential difference existing between the surface of a solid particle immersed in a conducting liquid (e.g. water) and the bulk of the liquid.
- ‘A corrosion inhibitor is preferably added to the ink composition to adjust the zeta potential.’
- ‘The zeta potential was calculated automatically from the measured electrophoretic mobility by using Smoluchowsk equation.’
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.