Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A file having no internal hierarchy.
- ‘Also, using databases rather than flat files to store messages has an obvious performance benefit.’
- ‘As I don't have a database on this site, I've been using flat files.’
- ‘She briefly reviews the transition of flat files, hierarchical data models, network data models, and relational data models in database management systems.’
- ‘Other types of databases or even flat files may be used for data mining, but are more cumbersome and time-consuming to work with.’
- ‘Again, this could be done without a database - just dump it into flat files for all I care.’
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.