Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A regular expression.
- ‘This rules out a lot of potential uses, or at least relegates regexps to a helper role.’
- ‘And I finally use regexps instead of one-off string manipulation functions.’
- ‘Despite their undeniable power, regexps aren't a procedural programming language.’
- ‘Stating a regex in terms of what you don't want to match is a bit harder.’
- ‘I got the script to work, including a (for me) complicated regex that worked on the first try.’
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.