Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A diagrammatic representation of the parsed structure of a sentence or string.
- ‘Then using the Query page of the Linguist search engine the user could search for the following parse tree (plug your Penn Treebank notation memory module into your brain first).’
- ‘The structured sentence understood like this is referred to as a parse tree, the root being the abstract sentence and the leaves being the words themselves.’
- ‘Given a grammar, a parsing strategy's required space is the maximum necessitated by an enumeration that the strategy designates for a parse tree of the grammar.’
- ‘The code generator takes the parse tree and translates it into a mini-program, which is made up of a series of instructions expressed in the VDBE's virtual machine language.’
- ‘Each unit of memory is enough space for one node of a parse tree.’
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.