Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
trademark in US
[mass noun] Software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners or pop-ups when a user is online.
- ‘Once installed, adware will pop up or insert advertisements on your screen.’
- ‘At best, he adds, adware is a nuisance.’
- ‘In fact, most employees who are allowed to surf the web at work probably have some form of adware on their workstation.’
- ‘The vulnerabilities are actively being exploited in the wild to install adware on users' systems, security researchers warn.’
- ‘Now, he's looking at the end user license agreements of the companies most responsible for getting adware on your computers.’
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.