Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A service in which the user downloads software from a provider which then continually supplies information from the Internet in categories selected by the user.
- ‘About two years back, the major browser makers assumed that this future was based on push technology.’
- ‘If you aren't familiar with RSS, perhaps you remember push technology, the late great killer app of the '90s.’
- ‘Three hundred people have signed up for this so-called push technology since the company instituted it a little over a year ago.’
- ‘Fossil's SPOT watch receives news and information via FM radio signals - a sort of cross between WAP and push technology.’
- ‘A few years ago, the Internet offered us what we called push technology that sent customized data to just those people who said they wanted to receive it.’
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.