Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The time required for a material or piece of equipment to resume its former or usual condition following an action, such as the passage of a current through electrical equipment.
- ‘Caching large quantities of data in memory and disabling checkpointing can boost performance, but have a devastating affect on recovery time (thus, availability).’
- ‘This recovery time can be set between 3 minutes and 24 hours.’
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.