Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Megabits per second.
- ‘Speeds would range from 10 megabits per second to 100 Mbps.’
- ‘Future systems that download data at 22 Mbps and upload at 5 Mbps would receive a 20% tax increase.’
- ‘If I were moving video from a PC to a TV and back, I'd opt for the 100 Mbps Ethernet and run wires myself.’
- ‘The latter three trials target both residential and small business users with bandwidth services ranging from 128 kbps to 2 Mbps.’
- ‘The maximum transfer that I could achieve on my home network was a bit over 8 Mbps, or about 1 MegaByte per second.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.