Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- short for difference
Compare (files) in order to determine how or whether they differ.
- ‘If you took my advice earlier and keep RPM metadata as a normal part of your backup process, you should be able to diff the two files, thereby speeding up this step considerably.’
- ‘It uses an ICA-like streaming protocol, but without the diffing or clever region updates that the other uses.’
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.