Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A unit of information equal to one thousand million million (10¹⁵) or, strictly, 2⁵⁰ bytes.
- ‘As data requirements scale into hundreds of terabytes or petabytes, and vast amounts of corporate data must be maintained and archived, the role of tape may change, but the need for tape will not.’
- ‘In fact, emerging technologies ultimately could transform the economics of computer memory storage so that a penny could buy a petabyte (one quadrillion bytes) of storage.’
- ‘Almost overnight, companies are transitioning from storing gigabytes of data to managing terabytes, and even petabytes, of information.’
- ‘Researchers can store petabytes of information in cost-effective, space-efficient tape libraries.’
- ‘The Panasas system seamlessly scales capacity from gigabytes to petabytes within a single unified namespace.’
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.