Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The number of inputs that can be connected to a specified output.
- ‘And then there's the simple fact that when you're dealing with a one-to-many fan-out of the type that broadcasting represents, using RF via broadcast or satellite makes much more sense in terms of efficient resource use.’
- ‘Expanders provide the necessary fan-out to create large enterprise-worthy configurations while maintaining legacy compatibility with today's proven SCSI software.’
- ‘Second, layout designers quickly learn to relax the spacing between PCI Express signal lines so that bumps can be easily added intermittently without impacting the fan-out of the overall PCI Express bus.’
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.