Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The mathematical theory of the properties and applications of graphs.
- ‘All this research into the ‘small-world phenomenon’ is based within a branch of pure mathematics called graph theory, which is essentially the study of networks.’
- ‘Current practitioners make largely ad hoc use of statistics, probability, decision theory, graph theory, and tools from artificial intelligence and expert systems design.’
- ‘Graphical models provide a marriage between probability theory and graph theory.’
- ‘It used graph theory to visualise mathematical questions and, at least for him, did provide a framework for discovering new mathematical knowledge.’
- ‘The problems which attracted him most were problems in combinatorics, graph theory, and number theory.’
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.