Wednesday, 4 May 2016

What is a curveball?


In American English a curveball is a deceptive or unexpected action which poses a new challenge e.g. He threw a curveball by threatening to walk out of the meeting.  

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Thursday, 28 April 2016

What is 'concept creep'?

Concept creep is a term coined to describe 'psychology's expanding concepts of harm and pathology'.
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What is the shortest complete sentence in English?

There are two main candidates for the shortest sentence in the English language.
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Tuesday, 19 April 2016

What is Passover? Where does the word come from?

The Seder is the special meal that celebrates Passover

Pass·o·ver

[pas-oh-ver, pahs-] noun
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