Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A string of characters attached to a filename, usually preceded by a full stop and indicating the format of the file.
- ‘When I try to click these files, a window appears and asks me to select the appropriate file extension.’
- ‘This is done by viewing the file extension in the email attachment.’
- ‘The protocol name is simply the filename, excluding any file extension.’
- ‘Have you ever gotten an e-mail from a friend with a file extension you may not be familiar with?’
- ‘My best guess is that Ed has accidentally saved some images with the wrong file extension.’
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.