Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A linear sequence of characters stored in or processed by a computer.
- ‘Signature filters use algorithms to produce a short character string to uniquely identify e-mail signatures.’
- ‘Data is then either stored as an image or encoded as a character string.’
- ‘The remaining character string, or ‘tag’, is still sufficiently unique for processing purposes.’
- ‘Each requires you to enter an encryption key as a hexadecimal number, which requires a complicated conversion if you want to work on a network that expects an ordinary character string as a key.’
- ‘But when you create and maintain localized versions of your knowledge base, your search engines must be adapted to recognize non-English character strings and search multiple multilingual databases.’
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.