Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rigid nonremovable magnetic disk with a large data storage capacity.
- ‘Plug in a flash memory device, hard disk, or CDRom into the USB port and it pops up on the desktop ready for use.’
- ‘If your computer is infected with a boot sector virus, the virus tries to write copies of itself to the system areas of floppy disks and hard disks.’
- ‘In the computer realm, magnetic recording is used on floppy disks, hard disks and magnetic tape as the main method for data storage.’
- ‘The old rule was hard disks for primary storage and tape for backup.’
- ‘Some have multiple IDE or SCSI hard disks for massive storage, and some have only one IDE or SCSI drive.’
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.