I like FM more than AM, but FM sucks, what you mean FM sucks, AM sucks. A typical whine between two individuals, but what is the difference between AM and FM first of all? Its something to think about, why we have AM and FM, I think curious minds will ponder on the topic because curiosity is, in great and generous minds the first passion and the last as said by Johnson.
This post will try to answer the question what is the difference between AM and FM.
But first of all you must know the meaning of the word AM and FM.
AM stands for “amplitude modulation”
FM stands for “frequency modulation”
Once you know what each word stand for it is not hard to make a distinction, the full form itself gives a hint that the difference is somewhere in the modulation one is frequency and another is amplitude. FM waves are [...] Continue Reading…
The word Geek and Nerd are now used interchangeably referring to someone with excess of braininess. But is there any difference in calling someone a Nerd or a Geek? Well not really as you will come to know their etymology is rather the same.
Nerd – 1951, U.S. student slang, probably an alteration of 1940s slang nert “stupid or crazy person,” itself an alteration of nut. The word turns up in a Dr. Seuss book from 1950 (“If I Ran the Zoo”), which may have contributed to its rise. Adjective nerdy is from 1978
Geek – “sideshow freak,” 1916, U.S. carnival and circus slang, perhaps a variant of geck “a fool, dupe, simpleton” (1515), apparently from Low Ger. geck, from an imitative verb found in North Sea Gmc. and Scand. meaning “to croak, cackle,” and also “to mock, cheat.” The modern form and the popular use with ref. to circus sideshow [...] Continue Reading…
All that we know is nothing, we are merely crammed waste-paper baskets, unless we are in touch with that which laughs at all our knowing. -D H Lawrence
Have you ever wondered what is the difference between an idiot and a moron? We hear idiot a lot more than moron, but does an idiot differ from a moron?
The word moron actually came into use after the infamous IQ test which was started by French psychologist Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon. They created the first so called IQ “intelligence quotient”. In their IQ test anyone who had IQ above 70 was considered normal, anyone with an IQ over 130 was considered prodigy and genius so far so good, but someone with an IQ lower than 70 was considered a moron, the word was actually invented by psychologists. It doesn’t finish there people with an IQ of 50 and lower were considered [...] Continue Reading…