Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in a program with a graphical user interface) a strip of icons that can be clicked to perform certain functions.
- ‘Above the graphics area is a menu bar and two customizable toolbars.’
- ‘Some programs installed toolbars or special searches or served pop-up ads onto people's machines.’
- ‘There was no way to design the whole main window, with menubars, toolbars and statusbar.’
- ‘If this ever happens to you, here's how to literally ‘lock’ the toolbars and status bar in place so they don't disappear or move again.’
- ‘Most programmers eventually have to manipulate bitmaps for icons or toolbars, and most programmers don't have a good bitmap editor available.’
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.