Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting a legal agreement for which acceptance is confirmed by clicking on a screen icon, such as for software use.‘do the clickwrap contracts adequately advise me of what the adware and spyware does?’
- ‘But what about the online ‘clickwrap’ contracts that never give you a choice?’
- ‘One can't help but wonder if the cell phone industry is trying again to get a clickwrap safe-harbor provision that would shield them.’
- ‘Sure, this is a much higher standard than required of any other form of clickwrap contract.’
- ‘It asserted, for example, that notice in a service or ‘clickwrap’ agreement - endless scrolls of tiny print no one reads - would constitute consumer permission.’
- ‘Dell has apparently started including a ‘clickwrap’ license agreement on all of its computers that you need to agree to before you can actually use the machine.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.