Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An icon associated with a particular website, typically displayed in the address bar of a browser accessing the site or next to the site name in a user's list of bookmarks.
- ‘It came back after being down for a few hours, and I instantly noticed something new: the favicon was Yahoo's Y!’
- ‘Anyways, the rush work that I had to do is over with, and I'm back making favicons.’
- ‘I know that I've done something right, because when I add this site to my Favourites and then access it again, I see the favicon in my Address bar.’
- ‘That icon will do for all pages on that site and is officially a Favorites Icon or favicon, to use Microsoft's term.’
- ‘Here are the only 9 favicons that display properly in IE.’
Early 21st century: blend of favourites and icon.
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.