Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The directory at the highest level of a hierarchy.
- ‘To do this, go to the root directory of the source code and execute.’
- ‘The installation program on the tested version doesn't yet support long path names, so installation essentially must be off the root directory.’
- ‘What can I do to make a user's directory be like a root directory, where the user just has an access to that directory or subdirectory?’
- ‘If you want to block certain engines from certain files that do not reside in your root directory you simply need to point to the right directory and then list the file as normal.’
- ‘This file should not be saved under the root directory for security reasons.’
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.