Jan 9th: Word Nerd Day

Word facts of the day:  E is by far the most common (and most beautiful) letter in the English language. One source states 11% of the whole English language is E. Many words have changed their meaning over time – for example ‘awful’ came from ‘awe’, originally meaning ‘inspiring wonder’. Due to a printing error in […]

Jan 8th: Earth Rotation Day

Today is Earth Rotation Day and today’s word of the day is centrifugal force.  Centrifugal means ‘moving or tending to move away from the centre’. Centrifugal force happens only in rotating objects. If the Earth didn’t rotate, we would have no centrifugal force. Ok, cool? No, not really. This would mean that all the water would […]