Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A website or program that collects related items of content and displays them or links to them.
- ‘Subscribers can sign-up for Spanning's service by clicking on the RSS buttons at the company's website and run popular aggregators such as FeedDemon, NewsGator or NetNewsWire.’
- ‘Those behind the site claim it's the first time we've been able to compare the flight information of airline websites against flight aggregator sites and charter companies.’
- ‘The supply chain would include the content and service providers, the content aggregators, the Internet portals and the communications carriers who will speed data and voice to and from moving vehicles.’
- ‘A good example of such a service is the NewsIsFree website, a news aggregator.’
- ‘There has been a new surge towards dissemination of published articles through Open Archives, Institutional Archives and databases produced by aggregators which provide international visibility.’
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.