Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A theorem which states that (cos θ + i sin θ)n = cos nθ + i sin nθ, where i is the square root of −1.
- ‘The de Moivre's theorem is used very often in electrical engineering and physics to determine things like the phase shifts of alternating currents.’
Early 18th century: named after Abraham de Moivre (1667–1754), French-born mathematician, fellow of the Royal Society.
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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.