Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bar at the edge of the display of a graphical user interface that allows quick access to current or favourite applications:‘run multiple programs and quickly switch among them by clicking the appropriate icon on the taskbar’
- ‘To start, you double-click on the Google icon on your taskbar (or elsewhere).’
- ‘You can create your own toolbar on the taskbar where you can place folders that are accessed often.’
- ‘The beep can be disabled with a simple click on the audio icon on the taskbar, which brings up the Audio Setting menu.’
- ‘At the bottom of the Windows 98 desktop is a taskbar which contains smaller toolbars.’
- ‘Both wireless systems are activated by taskbar icons on the Today screen.’
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.