Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A theorem attributed to Pythagoras that the square on the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal in area to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.
- ‘By chapter two he is proving Pythagoras' theorem from first principles and introducing non-Euclidean geometry.’
- ‘Among these is the enunciation (but not proof) of Pythagoras' theorem.’
- ‘Suffice it to say that the headaches of algebra, Pythagoras' theorem, and geometry didn't tickle his fancy.’
- ‘The Sulba Sutras demonstrate that India had Pythagoras' theorem before the great Greek was born.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.