Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Access data that is in a lower level of a hierarchically structured database.‘just click on a button and drill down until you find the level of detail you require’[as modifier] ‘a drill-down menu of topics’
- ‘If you're looking for specific facts, you're best off drilling down directly with a search engine such as Google.’
- ‘The reporting interface is done well, and it allows you to drill down to various levels of detail.’
- ‘If you feel, however, that the e-mail might be legit, log in to your account using the company's Web site and drill down to the personal account information page yourself.’
- ‘Upon visiting the home page, the user types in the name of the site, rather than drilling down a hierarchy of categorized links.’
- ‘You can also drill down by categories or conduct an advanced search.’
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.