Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An equation or fractal set representing a complex pattern of behaviour in a chaotic system.
- ‘We have a long way to go before we understand the ergodic theory of strange attractors.’
- ‘If you're addicted to science books, pick up this short and eminently readable book and enjoy the bizarre tale of fractals and strange attractors.’
- ‘Smale discovered strange attractors which lead to chaotic dynamical systems.’
- ‘This system has become known as the Lorenz strange attractor, and many more such systems are now known.’
- ‘In contrast, the trajectories of the 20 - Hz responses filled up a portion of the phase space because of their instability, depicting a so-called strange attractor.’
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.