Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Oscillatory motion under a retarding force proportional to the amount of displacement from an equilibrium position.
- ‘The cycloid has the property that a particle P sliding on a cycloid will exhibit simple harmonic motion and the period will be independent of the starting point.’
- ‘The cannonball would exhibit simple harmonic motion.’
- ‘Do you honestly think physicists study waves and simple harmonic motion and two body problems because we care about the universe?’
- ‘The equation for simple harmonic motion contains a complete description of the motion, and other parameters of the motion can be calculated from it…’
- ‘In this issue we discover the principle of simple harmonic motion.’
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.