Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The point in the path of an orbiting body at which it is nearest to the body that it orbits.
- ‘For objects orbiting Earth, periapsis and apoapsis are known as perigee and apogee; for objects orbiting the Sun, these locations are known as perihelion and aphelion.’
- ‘At periapsis [closest approach to Saturn] it's about 40 kilometers per second [90,000 miles per hour].’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.