Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
After this, therefore resulting from it: used to indicate that a causal relationship has erroneously been assumed from a merely sequential one.
- ‘The relevant fallacy is post hoc ergo propter hoc.’
- ‘The fallacy of Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc occurs when something is assumed to be the cause of an event merely because it happened before that event.’
- ‘When I say that post hoc ergo propter hoc is my favorite fallacy, I mean two things: first, I am a nerd, and second, I love that this simple phrase diagnoses so many logical and scientific missteps.’
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.