Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web.
- ‘Again it looks as if many internet users are more than happy to use the search engine that their service provider provides.’
- ‘Google was not the first search engine on the Internet, but it has been the most successful one by far.’
- ‘If you type the Latin plant name into a good search engine on the internet, you may find additional tips.’
- ‘Yahoo is offering a beta version of its personal search engine, branded My Web.’
- ‘This money was used to develop a complicated search engine and other computer equipment.’
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.