Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The number to which another is added.‘we can begin with the combination in which both the addend and the augend are 0's but the carry bit from the previous column is a 1’Compare with addend
- ‘For instance, the message + 5 (add five) carries an implicit assumption that the augend is the present value of the number receiving the message.’
- ‘The results of these additions are divided by the number of augends added.’
Late 19th century: via German from Latin augendus, gerundive of augere to increase.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.