Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- short for operation code
- ‘Each Mason component is compiled as necessary into a Perl subroutine, which is then compiled into Perl opcodes.’
- ‘Method and apparatus for generating a microinstruction responsive to the specification of an operand, in addition to a microinstruction based on the opcode, of a macroinstruction’
- ‘Each vertex of the graph represents a single opcode, and the edges describe the transition between instructions.’
- ‘In another embodiment, the method further includes causing the static initializer to run, wherein the static initializer using a second opcode, and resuming execution at the second opcode after the static initializer has run.’
- ‘When a kernel release won't compile, often it is not entirely clear whether the problem is with the C code in the kernel or with the compiler's attempt to convert that C code into machine language opcodes.’
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.