Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The term common to both premises of a syllogism.
- ‘The missing middle term in the Shakespearian proposition is our response.’
- ‘In the latter, the syllogisms involved must have middle terms that are causes of the state of affairs which is to be demonstrated.’
- ‘Thomas Aquinas argued that the highest sort of demonstration had as its middle term the real definition of the subject term.’
- ‘The reduction of propositions to principles leads to the middle term.’
- ‘One could expect that her method would not enter into the chain of causalities, a chain that skips over or often forgets about the intermediary as a generative middle term.’
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.