Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The assertion that there is no transfinite cardinal between the cardinal of the set of positive integers and that of the set of real numbers.
- ‘In set theory he made important contributions to the axiom of choice and to the continuum hypothesis.’
- ‘The main focus of the 1964 paper is the continuum hypothesis, an interesting case study for Godel's philosophical view.’
- ‘If, on the other hand, if we decide to not include the continuum hypothesis, then the situation is undetermined.’
- ‘In 1938, logician Kurt Godel proved that the continuum hypothesis is consistent with the standard axioms of set theory.’
- ‘A good axiom, he felt, should help mathematicians settle not only the continuum hypothesis but also many other questions about Cantor's hierarchy of infinite sets.’
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.