You guys have made me use my dictionary a lot in the past few days.
New words I have learned: entrainment - the act of drawing along with or after oneself (as in a train) law of parsimony - Occam’s razor. I had heard of Occam’s razor, but didn’t know what it meant. Occam’s razor - a philosophical rule that the simplest of competing theories be preferred to the more complex
I enjoy the various discussions on this board, and admire the level of intelligence most people here exhibit.
Xeno’s Paradox: In order to get there, you have to get halfway there. And in order to get halfway there, you have to get a quarter of the way there. In order to get a quarter of the way there, you have to get an eighth of the way there. And so on. You’d think you’d never get there…
Infundibulum is a word that describes a funnel-shaped body part. Examples would be the stalk that holds the pituitary gland in place; the calyx of a kidney; or the ovarian opening of a fallopian tube. It comes from the Latin word infundere, which means “to pour in”. This from Bartleby.com.