Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A software function that completes words or strings without the user needing to type them in full.
- ‘A lot of web developers not only turn off autocomplete for credit card input, but they disable autocomplete on many logins.’
- ‘I started off entering each individually, but quite a few had been caught by that infuriating invasion of privacy: autocomplete.’
- ‘I typed a few letters of some obscure site, and hey presto, autocomplete.’
- ‘This week, there were red faces at the credit card division, after someone pointed out that customers were able to use an autocomplete option for their password.’
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.