Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.260–190 bc), Greek mathematician; known as Apollonius of Perga. He examined and redefined conic sections and was the first to use the terms ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola for these classes of curve.
(3rd century bc), Greek poet and grammarian; known as Apollonius of Rhodes. He is known for his Argonautica, an epic poem in Homeric style dealing with the expedition of the Argonauts.
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.