Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The doctrine that natural processes, for example evolution, are directed towards some goal.
- ‘But radical finalism is quite as unacceptable, and for the same reason.’
- ‘The theory we shall put forward in this book will therefore necessarily partake of finalism to a certain extent.’
- ‘However, Bergson continues, the teleological approach of traditional finalism equally makes genuine creation of the new impossible, since it entails, just as mechanism, that the ‘whole is given.’’
- ‘The adoption of a similar epistemology would be disruptive for historiographies that are characterized by a strong sense of finalism.’
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.