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Bill Nye to Visit Creation Museum for Debate - ABC News

posted on 2014-01-04 01:46:27

It's a trap!

What do you call a word when its pair stops existing?

posted on 2012-03-30 02:45:19

I was sitting here on the train, thinking about the word hard drive. I believe it's short for hard disk drive, which had a partner in the floppy disk. What do you call it when a word is part of a dichotomy, and it's partner vanishes?

The Same Man Who Helped Stop Europe From Starving Invented Gas Warfare

posted on 2012-01-20 16:59:54

Frtiz Haber was a German chemist who invented both a process for nitrogen fixation, which kept many people in Europe from starving, and pioneered the use of chlorine gas in trench warfare.

Brought to you by a Radiolab episode I listened to yesterday.