Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for internaut
- ‘Dot-coms appeared poised to transform us all into ravenous infonauts, purchasing products, downloading content and surfing the Net all at gigabit-per-second rates to a realm of unparalleled prosperity.’
- ‘An infonaut is a voyager on the infobahn.’
- ‘The infonauts have been using their new medium to create the mass-media version we will use fifteen years from now.’
1990s: from information, on the pattern of astronaut.
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.