Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A table of stored information used in translating one code into another.
- ‘Each widget defines a table of events, called the translation table, to which it responds.’
- ‘Mapping between functional and physical addresses is performed transparently and on the fly using a distributed, internal translation table.’
- ‘Currently the translation table consists of 31 search strings that match all irregular addresses until release 2.5.25.’
- ‘Keeping the same file name helps the webmaster keep track of all these otherwise ‘unintelligible’ filenames, without resorting to a wall covered in file name translation tables.’
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.