Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The field of computing that uses tools such as machine-readable dictionaries and sentence parsers in order to process natural languages for applications such as speech synthesis and machine translation.
- ‘Rhetorical's origins involved work carried out at Edinburgh University by Moens and Taylor on speech and language engineering.’
- ‘Our implementation of NegEx is created as a processing resource using the JAPE regular expression system within the GATE framework for language engineering.’
- ‘Questions of language engineering have generally been more vigorously considered in the US than in other English-speaking countries.’
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.