Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting a version of a piece of software having all the functionality intended for the final version but requiring some improvements and fixes before release.‘a feature-complete Beta 3 of Windows 2000 is due later this quarter’
- ‘It's fairly feature-complete, so if you want to limit what your users can do, you have to turn the menu and toolbars off completely.’
- ‘Although not feature-complete, it is commendably stable and particularly impressive in terms of the time it takes to start from cold - no time at all, in fact.’
- ‘Almost all of their apps are pretty much feature complete.’
- ‘But that's the nature of beta releases; they're rarely feature-complete.’
- ‘My only caveat to this is that although Webmin is well organized and feature-complete, it is not for absolute beginners.’
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.