Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A code added to data that is used to detect errors occurring during transmission, storage, or retrieval.
- ‘With the introduction of Ultra 160 SCSI, three key technologies were introduced and include dual-edge clocking, domain validation, and cyclic redundancy check.’
- ‘Through its cyclic redundancy code, SATA is able to detect all single and double-bit errors, making it a very robust and reliable architecture.’
- ‘The embedded microcode supports features like disk-to-disk copy and rebuild, packet cyclic redundancy checks and generation, hot-plug and asynchronous event notification.’
- ‘It provides the header information and 8-bit / 10-bit encoding/decoding, along with cyclic redundancy check and scrambling.’
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.