In addition to coining the
cartographic term atlas, he solved the riddle
of converting a 3-dimensional globe into a 2-dimensional map; who is
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
Gerhard Mercator (1512 -
That riddle is insoluble: but Mercator found one
clever way of projecting a curved surface onto a flat one. Others have come up
with other ideas, but perfection (distanced and angles are all correct) is
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