Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting a proposed new class of computer or programming language employing artificial intelligence.
- ‘As a wag has put it, to believe an explosion created an ordered universe is like believing a hurricane roaring through a junkyard can create a fifth-generation computer.’
- ‘Unfortunately, the results were somewhat disappointing from the perspective of whether something new could be done with the fifth generation computer.’
- ‘This report describes the French effort and includes a survey of the various French initiatives in hardware and software technologies aimed toward fifth generation computer systems and applications.’
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.