Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A move made by one player (especially in the context of the analysis of play made by a chess-playing computer program)
- ‘Change its thinking depth to one or two ply (half-moves) or only a few seconds (Menu ‘Play’ ‘Set up Game Details’ use ‘Different Time Controls’ and set them to a low value).’
- ‘In other words, there is no sense looking 10 ply (half-moves) down a line where the 3rd or 4th reply is implausible instead of considering either.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.