Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A website that contains very large quantities of content, typically of low quality or aggregated from other sites, generated solely to ensure that it appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine:‘content farms dispense altogether with professional storytelling, in favour of search-engine-optimized information packaging’
- ‘Trying to strike gold once more, he bought the website to build a search-arbitrage content farm.’
- ‘I don't want to debate here on whether a content farm is spam or has some value.’
- ‘It is the content farm which churns out highly search-optimized - but barely readable - articles on such topics as 'How to Find the Right Color Bathing Suit for Your Body Type!'’
- ‘Quality based content farms aren't a new concept either.’
- ‘The extension won't kill the content farm, but with a little help from users (like you!) it should help push them down so more relevant cream can rise to the top.’
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.