Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spiral such that the angle between the tangent and the radius vector is the same for all points of the spiral.Also called logarithmic spiral
- ‘The evolute and the involute of an equiangular spiral is an identical equiangular spiral.’
- ‘A sawtooth road, for instance, requires a wheel pasted together from pieces of an equiangular spiral.’
- ‘The purpose of this article is to develop the parametric equation for the plane curve of the equiangular spiral.’
- ‘Given a set of equiangular lines, let c be the cosine of the common angle.’
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.