Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The angle between a side of a rectilinear figure and an adjacent side extended outward.
- ‘In any triangle, if one of the sides be produced, the exterior angle is greater than either of the interior and opposite angles.’
- ‘Also the Pythagoreans knew the generalisation which states that a polygon with n sides has sum of interior angles 2n - 4 right angles and sum of exterior angles equal to four right angles.’
- ‘At each vertex of a triangle there are a couple of angle bisectors: a bisector of the interior angle and a bisector of the exterior angle.’
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.