Talking of cuisine, with a large proportion of the world’s population starving, we in
I know I should wait till the right time to mention this, I’m definitely off season, (what does “off-side” mean?), but I was very surprised to find that the khaki, an orange fruit that ripens here in August, is called persimmon in English.
which took me to entropy (reminds me of lithops.)
“In thermodynamics, entropy is a measure of the unavailability of a system's energy to do work.”
I knew there was a word for it. So much depends on how you define "work".
The word "entropy" is derived from the Greek εντροπία "a turning toward" (εν- "in" + τροπή "a turning"), and is symbolized by S in physics.
Now where did that S come from? Lacan’s subject before it was barred from pottering about?
More tiles. Photos by Robert Grezes.