Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A computer program that modifies data to conform with the input requirements of another program.
- ‘The preprocessor format is not quite a patch format and not quite a script.’
- ‘However, we are currently using a ‘temporary’ solution based on the C preprocessor.’
- ‘You need some name that the C preprocessor can recognize to help it sort out the differences between what changes are yours and what are not.’
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.