Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A unit of information equal to one billion (10⁹) or, strictly, 2³⁰ bytes.→ gig
- ‘Hard disk capacity is measured in gigabytes - a gigabyte being roughly 1,000 megabytes.’
- ‘The resulting data warehouse filled 250 gigabytes of storage, and grows daily.’
- ‘That can add up to hundreds or thousands of additional gigabytes of disk storage.’
- ‘I am sure there must be millions like me who are mystified by bytes, megabytes, gigabytes or whatever they are called.’
- ‘We used to measure data in terms of kilobytes and megabytes; now gigabytes and terabytes are the terms commonly discussed.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.