Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The argument for the existence of God from the evidence of order, and hence design, in nature.
- ‘What about the various arguments that have been proposed for the existence of God - the traditional cosmological and teleological arguments for example?’
- ‘The most important of those proofs were the ontological argument, the cosmological argument, and the teleological argument.’
- ‘So it is very hard to see how the teleological argument, any more than the cosmological, can overturn the argument from evil.’
- ‘It explains how to understand power laws, the Gaia hypothesis, and ‘self-organized criticality’ without devolving into reification, teleological argument, appeals to the mystical, or other intellectual short-cuts.’
- ‘Apocalyptic narratives of nations, immersed in teleological arguments, necessarily introduce the problem of majorities and minorities, of insiders and outsiders.’
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.