Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A detachable board containing memory chips, which can be connected to a computer.
- ‘The large circuit board into which the Central Processing Unit, memory boards and peripheral cards are plugged is referred to as the motherboard.’
- ‘It features a Uniboard CPU / memory board which is interchangeable among all Sun Fire 3800-15K systems.’
- ‘There are more lithium button batteries in automobiles than people know and the memory boards for the computers onboard have small button batteries installed.’
- ‘If you want to add more memory you can, using three 2MB memory boards, for a total of 7MB as in the original PC 6300 Plus.’
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.