Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A high-level computer programming language first devised for artificial intelligence applications.
- ‘When we were using Prolog, each of our projects had its own server and network.’
- ‘Building a complete model, and inspecting its simulation results, often requires programming skills in Lisp or Prolog.’
- ‘If you're an intermediate at make or SQL or have touched Lisp, Scheme or Prolog, you should be able to grasp how the template system works.’
- ‘Specialized domain specific languages like Prolog and ML (functional programming) fail terribly in this regard.’
- ‘If you want to look into it further, try reading the Wikipedia (free on-line encyclopedia) entry and maybe downloading something like Prolog to have a go and see what real AI is like.’
1970s: from the first elements of programming and logic.
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.