Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A computer chip that is installed on a circuit board face-down, with connections formed by solder bumps rather than wires.
- ‘The last few years witnessed an explosive growth in the research and development efforts devoted to the solder bumped flip chip as a direct result of the rapid growth of surface mount technology and miniaturization.’
1990s: from the fact that the chip is rotated 180 degrees from the traditional mode of attachment.
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.