Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A set of web pages created with the sole aim of linking to a target page, in an attempt to improve that page's search engine ranking:‘when soliciting inbound links to your site, avoid link farms and other sites that have obvious artificial links’
- ‘Therefore if they identify a particular link farm, all they have to do is ban it and there goes all your links.’
- ‘Conversely, the search engines would blacklist any 'link farm' if they ever find out.’
- ‘That's something to think about when you consider linking to a free-for-all site or a link farm.’
- ‘The new breed of link farm seems to prosper with nary a cross-link.’
- ‘I've made some changes to the back end of the link farm.’
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.