Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The use or operation of computers:‘developments in mathematics and computing’[as modifier] ‘computing facilities’
- ‘Some base technologies for utility computing include virtualization and automated operations.’
- ‘Its share of overall computing has decreased as computing has become ubiquitous.’
- ‘I always think of mobile computing as personal computing.’
- ‘After all, today's laptops have just as much computing power as desktops, without taking up as much space.’
- ‘Such a switch could be useful in communications and optical computing.’
- ‘What's more, the right software could convert the Xbox into a far more useful computing device than it currently is.’
- ‘The quest for noiseless computing has been highly sought by computer users over the past several years.’
- ‘Where the money will be is in supplying personal computing, not personal computers.’
- ‘We would need a better system for synchronising data among separate computing devices.’
- ‘The fight pits the computer electronics and computing side of the company against their music label.’
- ‘Operating systems are a basic and necessary part of any computing environment.’
- ‘Most large businesses have customer data in multiple computing environments.’
- ‘Over the past few years we've seen a barrage of aftermarket CPU coolers entering the enthusiast computing market.’
- ‘His main areas of interest are computer networks and distributed computing.’
- ‘However, this software already has had a profound effect on the personal computing industry.’
- ‘In the olden days of interactive computing, you got an account on one computer which was all you ever used.’
- ‘Peer-to-peer computing enables networked computers to eliminate the need for a server.’
- ‘Those PDA users who follow safe computing guidelines are highly unlikely to be seriously affected.’
- ‘Indeed, today we have much computing and information processing capability.’
- ‘In the future the most extensive and complicated computing tasks can only be resolved with a quantum computer.’
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.