Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A unit of information equal to one quintillion (10¹⁸) or, strictly, 2⁶⁰ bytes.
- ‘The internet currently handles one exabyte of data every hour.’
- ‘Second, a 5 exabyte store would roughly be eight thousand times too small to store " all words ever spoken by human beings ", at least in audio form.’
- ‘Total petabytes increased 58 per cent year-over-year to 505 petabytes or half an exabyte.’
- ‘IBM, for example, states that there is one exabyte - [ 10.sup.18 ] bytes - of online data worldwide.’
- ‘To put this into context, one exabyte is the equivalent of one followed by 18 zeros of bytes.’
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.