Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The operating speed of a computer or its microprocessor, expressed in cycles per second (megahertz)‘the processor is available in 25MHz, 33MHz, and 40MHz clock speeds’
- ‘The core clock speed and memory interface speeds of the slower cards have yet to be determined, according to the spokesman.’
- ‘The higher the clock speed, the faster the computer will process applications and data.’
- ‘However the clock speed of the CPU matters much less then the video card at higher settings.’
- ‘Its successor, the Prescott, is slated to offer a clock speed of 4 GHz by end of year, but it runs hot.’
- ‘After all, a clock speed of 2200 MHz should not be any sort of a problem for a 0.13 micron design.’
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.