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.
- ‘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.’
- ‘I started off entering each individually, but quite a few had been caught by that infuriating invasion of privacy: autocomplete.’
- ‘A lot of web developers not only turn off autocomplete for credit card input, but they disable autocomplete on many logins.’
- ‘I typed a few letters of some obscure site, and hey presto, autocomplete.’
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.