Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A local area network in which a node can only transmit when in possession of a sequence of bits (the token), which is passed to each node in turn.
- ‘SAN interfaces are typically Fibre Channel and SCSI, rather than Ethernet or token ring.’
- ‘I'm the only one here who really believes in technology - how did we choose Ethernet over token ring?’
- ‘Through the years it's remained in the lead, even with concerted efforts to replace it with more sophisticated token ring, FDDI, and ATM technologies.’
- ‘You shouldn't, unless you are running token ring and have a chattering NIC.’
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.