Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of dialogue box containing a combination of controls, such as sliders, text boxes, and drop-down lists.
- ‘Now, click on the drop-down combo box and choose the search engine that you are targeting.’
- ‘Now, from the Inspector window, select the Size item from the combo box at the top to set the auto-sizing properties of the NSImageView object.’
- ‘In Excel 97, you would click on the Data menu, click on the Sort menu item, choose KEI from the drop-down combo box named ‘Sort by’, click on the ‘Descending’ option next to it, and then click on OK.’
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.