Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A storage device containing non-volatile flash memory, used in place of a hard disk because of its much greater speed:‘a decent SSD offers arguably the biggest jump in performance for your general PC experience’
- ‘2011 is going to be the year where everyone can and should have an SSD in their computer and notebook.’
- ‘The 11-inch model has an SSD produced by Samsung while the 13-inch model has an SSD from Toshiba.’
- ‘There are very few applications that don't benefit from an SSD.’
- ‘While there's no question that an SSD can have one of the largest impacts of any upgrade in terms of how you use your PC, there have been relatively few new products hitting the market in the last nine months.’
- ‘The technology requires one SSD (with 18.6 GB-64 GB capacity) as well as one HDD.’
1980s: abbreviation of solid state drive or solid state disk.
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.